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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Edward F. Schroeder

~Page 24, No. 635
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Edward F. Schroeder #2104930, Sergeant Infantry, Unassigned (Last assigned to Co. C. 347th Infantry)
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: For convenience of the Government per letter A.G.O. Nov. 30, 1918, Demobilization - Auth. W.D. Nov. 15, 1918. Letter W.D. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said Edward F. Schroeder was born in Postville in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 23 10/12 years of age, and by occupation a Clerk. He had Brown eyes, Dk. Brown hair, Fair complexion and was 5 feet 6 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 29th day of January, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) William E. per Lee, Major Infantry U.S.A., Commanding


Name: Edward F. Schroeder
Grade: Sergeant
Inducted: Sept 18, 1917 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Sergeant Nov. 11, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not rated
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: A.E.F. Left U.S. for foreign service Aug 28, 1918, arrived port overseas Sept 8, 1918. Left port overseas for U.S. Dec. 24, 1918, arrived U.S. Dec 30, 1918.
Knowledge of any vocation: Clerk
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: October 31, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: No record
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No absence from duty under G.O. 45 W.D. 1914. Due travel pay to Waukon, Iowa. Served with Co. [I or J] 350 Inf. Sept 18, 1917 - Nov. 1, 1917. Co. C. 347th Inf. Nov. 2, 1917 - Jan. 1, 1919. 63rd Co. 16th Rec. Bn. 162 Depot Brigade. Transferred to Camp Dodge, Iowa for discharge. Blue Chevron Authorized.

(Signature of Soldier)
Edward F. Schroeder
(Signed) George C. Proud, Captain Infantry, U.S.A., Commanding Co 10 163rd D.B.
Filed for Record this 1st day of April 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Iowa. Form S 4 No. 18497. Date issued 1/28/1919, H.H. Lavine, agent
Camp Dodge Iowa Jan 29, 1919, paid in full $83.97; A.A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.


~source: Soldiers' and sailors' discharge record, 1917-1949; FHL US/CAN Film 1480794 Item 4
~transcribed by S. Ferrall for Allamakee co. IAGenWeb from scanned records contributed by Constance Diamond, coordinator of the Iowa Special Project, Iowa in the Great War


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