IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Robert. W. Ferris Filed: Dec. 28, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Robert. W. Ferris

#2150587  Cpl. Casual Det. 716 Dem Group Last Assigned Co. D. 349 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. 15-18, Ltr A.G.A. Nov. 30- 18


Said    Robert. W. Ferris was born in   Turkey River
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  brown  eyes, Dk. Brown  hair,   Dark  complexion, and was       5   feet   7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Robert. W. Ferris Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25,     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Cpl. July 27, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [Triple]  March 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  March 15, 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. Aug 9,1918   Arrived in U. S. May 30,1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Robert W. Ferris
    Gordon R. Konantz
    Capt. 349th. Inf.
    Commanding  Co. F


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond