IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  William C. Fascher Filed:  May 19, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William C. Fascher

#2,105,489  Pvt 1st Cl.   Casual Det. 305,  163rd D. B.  (Last Assigned Co. M. 102nd 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, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    William C. Fascher was born in    Read Twp.
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 9/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,   Brown  hair,    Fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     8 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24th   day of     April    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    William C. Fascher Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 8th     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualifed

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Taul sector April 1st to June 21st, 1918; Aiane Marne offensive July 20th to 21st, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     October 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 31, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 & G. O. 45

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. April 19th, 1918. Arrived U. S. April 7th, 1919

              Victory Button "bronze" issued.


  (Signature of Soldier) William C. Fascher
    A. A. Gunderson
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 305, 163rd D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond