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Soldier's Discharge Record





    Wisconsin Service Recognition
    Inspected Bonus Payment Allowed $71.67

To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William R. Zwieg

#3751235  Infantry unassigned  (last assigned  to C. I 55th Inf.)



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of     Convenience of Government Per Para 17 G. O. 54 Hq. Camp Grant, Ill. Feb. 24, -- 1919 


Said    William R. Zwieg was born in    Hudson
in the State of    Wisc. When enlisted he was   25  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Ill.

This    27   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington D. C. Jun 18 1919      
Paid $60 under Act of Congress   Ben H. Dorey  
approved February 24th, 1919   Colonel Cav. U. S. A.

C. E. Gray, Major Q. M. Corps

  Washington D. C.  Mar 6 1920  
  additional travel Act of Congress Feb. 24 1919

C. E. Gray, Major Q. M. Corps

True extract certified by me on Nov. 10 ---1920 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by mail, R. H. Lakruin, Notary Public




Name    William R. Zwieg Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 23     1918, at  Hudson, Wisc.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   No
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None
    C & N. W. RR
    Feb. 27, 1919
    Rockford, Ill., C. G.



Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Argonne, Meuse ---- offensive. Oct 28 1918 to Nov. 10, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    G. S. W. Left L.

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   July 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      July  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Served in France from Sept 28, 18 to Jan. 28, 19
Left U. S. Sept. 9, 18 Arrived in U. S. Feb. 7, 19
served Co. B, 342 Inf. from Aug. 9, 18 to Oct. 9, 18 and Co. O. 55th Inf. Oct. 9, 18 to
Nov. 10, 18 Hosp. Nov. 10, 18 to Feb 19, 19 1st Co. C. 6.; Fe. 19, 19 to date of

no A. W. O. L.  or absence under G. O. 31/12     45/14.

Entitled to travel pay due to Hudson, Wisc.




  (Signature of Soldier) William R. Zwieg (sic)
Camp Grant, Ill.   W. M. Cooper
Feb. 27, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full $38.90   Commanding  1st Co. C.
Alex C. McKelvey    
Capt. Q. M. Corps. U. S. A.    

D. E. Cowdery


2nd Lieut. QMC.

True copy made by me on August 30th, 1919.  Purpose of securing Victory button by mail, L. A. Baker, Notary Public, Wisc.
Filed for Record this  28th day of  May, 1941    

Marjorie Downie Lenth





~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond