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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Walter M. Hines Filed: February 9th, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Walter M. Hines

  Private Casual Recruit Detachment



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    P. P. 4, S. O. 270 Hq N. E. Dep't dated Dec. 1, 1919


Said    Walter M. Hines was born in    Meterville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    31st   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     Twenty

    Terry B. Laghee  
    Lt. Col. Infantry   U. S. A.  





Name    Walter M. Hines Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Manchester, 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       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     August 5, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  August 5, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good


No A. W. O. L.  No A. F. D. under G. O. 31 W. D. 1912 or G. O.  45  W. D. 1914

Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Iowa.

Victory Button (Bronze) Issued


  (Signature of Soldier) Walter M. Hines
    David A. Rodrick
    Captain 47th Infantry
    Commanding  Cas. Rct. Det.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond