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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George J. W. Harnack

#2849762 Pvt.   Casual Det. #297, 1632 D. B. (Last  assigned  Co. K. 357 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     Tel. W. D.  Nov. 15, 1918. & Letter  aga Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    George J. W. Harnack was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    22nd   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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




Name   George J. W. Harnack Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Apr 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   never INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Knowledge of any vocation    farmer Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Ia
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified Form S. 3  No. 8371
  Date issued 4-22- 199

H. E. Lavine, Agent



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.  St. mikiel, Argonne

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    gassed Aug 28, 1918

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  unknown


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No AWOL  No absence under G. D. 31 or G. O. 45

Entitled to travel pay

Left U.S. June 20, 1918.  arrived  Ns April 4, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) George J. W. Harnack
Camp Dodge, Iowa   Chas M. Hennemann
    Apr 22, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full Including Bonus $223.30 Commanding  Cas. Det.  No. 297 163rd D. B.

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  23rd day of  March, 1931  

Bertha L. Stoops  

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond