IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Martin R. Friedlein Filed:  May 24th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Martin R. Friedlein

#4818015  Corporal    Headquarters Co. 87th 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     Telegraphic Instructions W. D. Jan. 18-1919


Said    Martin R. Friedlein was born in    Gasterdock
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a   School Teacher

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27   day of     Jan.,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    L. W. Mosely  
    Lieut. Colonel 87th U. S. Inf.  





Name    Martin R. Friedlein Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    School Teacher

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 30, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Honest and Faithful Service

Co. 51 163rd Depot Brigade Sept. 6, 1918 to Oct. 23, 1918

Hdq. Co. 87th Inf. Oct. 23, 1918 to Discharge


  (Signature of Soldier) Martin R. Friedlein
    A. R. Simpson
    Capt. 87th U. S. Inf.
    Commanding  Headquarters Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond