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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: William G. Heck Filed: June 28, 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William G. Heck

Private #4006343  Casual Det. 288 (163 D. B.  Last Assg. Co. "E" 9th 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 Lts A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    William G. Heck was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Dark  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    17th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    William G. Heck Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25th     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     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Argonne

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    Shrapnel left shoulder

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (triple) Aug. 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  no absence under G. O. 31 or G. O.  45

Entitled to travel pay.

Left United States September 15th, 1918.   Returned to United States March 11th, 1919


(Signature of Soldier) William G. Heck
    Walter W. Cooper
    1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. No. 288 163rd D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond