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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: William Henry Hakert Filed: May 28, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William Henry Hakert

#4265259  Private Battery "B" 29th Field Artillery


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     Per. W. D. Tel. Dated Jan. 17, 1919


Said    William Henry Hakert was born in    Little Port
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,   Dark  complexion, and was       5   feet   5 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Funsten, Kansas

This    26   day of     Jan,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Frank Thorpp.  
    Colonel 29th F. A.  





Name    William Henry Hakert Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Aug 26th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     Good

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 13th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 13th, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 45-1914

Served in 19th Co. 164th D. B. from Aug. 29, 1918 to Oct. 24, 1918.
Served in Btry. B. 29th F. A. from Oct. 24, 1918 to Jan. 26, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) William H. Hakert
    Raymond G. Clark
    Captain 29th F. A.
    Commanding  Battery B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond