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Discharge from the United States Army
This is to Certify,
that: George M. Schellhammer, #2152428, Pvt 1st Cl., Casual Det #570 Dem
Group, Last assigned (Co G 130 Inf.)
The United States Army, as a Testimonial of Honest and
Faithful Service, is hereby Honorably Discharged from the
military service of the United States by reason of: Tel.
W.D. Nov. 15, 1918 Letter A.G.O. Nov. 30, 1918
Said George M. Schellhammer was born in Postville in the
State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 24 11/12 years of
age, and by occupation a Farmer. He had Blue eyes, Lt.
Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 5 inches in
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 29th day of
May, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) Louis Cansler, Major Signal Corps U.S.A.,
Name: George M.
Grade: Private 1st Class
Enlisted or Inducted: Feb 24, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not Dated
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: A.E.F.
Muse Argonne 10/26 to 11/11/1918; Somme 7/20 to 8/6/1918;
Army of Occupation 12/12 to 12/17/1918 and 4/1 to
4/12/1919. Decorations None
Knowledge of any vocation: Farmer
Wounds received in service: Gassed Nov 10, 1918 at
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: Triple Mar 15, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: Mar 15, 1918
Married or Single: Single
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No absence under G.O. 31 or G.O. 45
-1914. Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. May 16, 1918.
Arrived in U.S. May 20, 1919.
(Signature of Soldier) George M. Schellhammer
(Signed) Dennis Delaney, Capt. Inf. U.S.A., Commanding
Cas Det 570
Filed for Record this 18th day of June, 1923 (Signed)
D.D. Roggensack, Recorder
True extract certified by me on Dec 17, 1921 for the
purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by mail (Signed) J.H.
Other handwritten notations on the document:
Davenport, Iowa - Issued one silver victory button
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon.
Form S-3 No. 14282. Date issued 5/29/1919, H.H. Lavine,
Camp Dodge Iowa May 29, 1919, paid in full, including
bonus $108.11; A.A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.