IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  George H. Farmer Filed:  June 14th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George H. Farmer

#2151582  Sergeant    Casual Det. 714 Dem. Group. Last Ass'd Co. "R" 349th 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     Tel. W. D. Nov. 15 and Ltr. A. G. A. Nov. 30--1918


Said     George H. Farmer was born in    Cox Creek
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes, D. Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   4 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name     George H. Farmer Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Febr. 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Apt. Corp. July 22/1918 & Sergeant March 1st 1919.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Hants Alsace

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     March 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  March 13, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or G. O.  45 1914

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. 8-9-1918   Arrived in U. S. 5-10-1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Louis J. Allenstein
    J. E. Grose.
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1558


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond