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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Herman J. Friedlein Filed:    July 12, 1924
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Herman J. Friedlein

#2150846  Cook  Cas. Det. #997   Demob. Group. Last Assigned 27th Co. Trans. Corps. Corps. O



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, Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30-18.


Said    Herman J. Friedlein was born in    Millville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,   Fair  complexion, and was       5   feet   11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

True Extract certified by me on January   Louis Causler  
29th 1921, for purpose of obtaining a   Major Signal Corps. U. S. A.  
Victory Medal, by mail     Commanding.
Chas. E. Schulz, Notary Public      

Clayton Co., Iowa






Name    Herman J. Friedlein Grade   Cook
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb   26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Inter-Urban Railway

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Horsemanship     not mounted

Guttenberg, Iowa

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

Form  3 No. 23819

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none Date issued 7/12/19

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

H. H. Lavine, Agent

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  45, 1914.

Entitled to travel pay to Guttenberg, Iowa

Left U. S. June 7, 1918.   Arrived U. S. July 6, 1919


Camp Dodge, Iowa     Jul. 12,, 1919   (Signature of Soldier) Herman J. Friedlein

Paid in full including Bonus $126.90

    Chas. M. Hannermann

A. A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster

    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.

U. S. A.

    Commanding  Det. 997


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond