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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Theodore E. Gerndt Filed:   April 20, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Theodore E. Gerndt

#2703716 Corporal Casual Det. 75o Dem. Group. Last assigned Co. L. 352 Infantry



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, 1918, letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Theodore E. Gerndt was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27  2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   carpenter

He had  blue  eyes,  black  hair,   dark  complexion, and was       5   feet     6     inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    Theodore E. Gerndt Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Oct. 6, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions     A. E. F. Center Sector Haute Alsace Oct. 17 to Nov 4, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Carpentering

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (triple) July 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   -------------------  

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. for foreign service Aug. 14, 1918.   Arrived in U. S. June 1, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Theodore E. Gerndt
    August Schmidt
    1st Lt. 352 Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Company L.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond