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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: John Hoffman Filed: Jan. 23, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John Hoffman

#4005686 Private  Casual Det. No. 393-1631 B. Last Assgd. (Co. "F" 137th Infantry)



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, and letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    John Hoffman was born in    Manfred
in the State of    North Dakota When enlisted he was    24 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   contractor

He had  brown  eyes,  black  hair,   fair  complexion, and was       6   feet   5  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    6th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    John Hoffman Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26     1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Defense of Gommediene, sub. sector Bonae Oct. 14th, Nov 6, 1918

Knowledge of any vocation    contractor

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (triple) Aug. 14 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 14, 1918  

Married or Single    married

Character  excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45 1914

Entitled to travel pay.

Left U. S. Aug.. 31, 1918.   Arrived U. S. April 23, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) John Hoffman
    F. B. Lefevre
    1st. Lt. Inf.
    Commanding  C. D. 393


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond