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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Harold H. Hesner Filed: May 18, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harold H. Hesner

#968291 Sgt. 1st Class  Casual Detach 1409  Demob. Group. Last assgd. 829 Aero Sqdn.



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. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Harold H. Hesner was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   mechanic

He had  lt. blue  eyes,  dk. brown  hair,   ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    13th   day of     September,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Al Jones  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  





Name    Harold H. Hesner Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Nov 16     1917, at  Marshalltown, Iowa
Serving in    first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Cpl. O. #4 May 2, 1918; Sgt. Sq. O. #9 July 22, 1918; Sgt. 1st cl. Sq. O. #18 Jan. 1, 1919.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Auto Mechanic

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   December 4th, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  December 4th 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  no absence under 13-45 G. O.  1914

Entitled to travel pay to Marshalltown, Iowa

Left U. S. Sept. 1, 1918.   returned Sept. 5, 1919.
Victory Button Bronze Issued


  (Signature of Soldier) Harold H. Hesner
    Dennis Delaney
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1409


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond