IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Bennie A. Gulsvig Filed:  March 28, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Bennie A. Gulsvig

#4818126  Private    Company "D" 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     W. D. Tel.  Jan. 18, 1919


Bennie A. Gulsvig was born in    Gunder
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    L. W. Moseley  
    Lieut Colonel 87th Inf.  





Name    Bennie A. Gulsvig Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer and Chauffeur

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 27, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 27, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: Co. "52" 163rd D.B., 9/5/18 -10/21/18; Co. "D" 87th Inf. 10/21/18/ to date of discharge


  (Signature of Soldier) Bennie A. Gulsvig
    Vernon C. DeVatie
    Capt. 87th Inf.
    Commanding  Co. "D"


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond