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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: George C. J. Horstman Filed: January 2, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George C. J. Horstman

#3474223   Private Private Medical Corps Unassigned



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. Auth. W. D. 11-15-18, & Letter W.D.. 11-30-18


Said    George C. J. Horstman was born in    Garnerville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Blonde  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    Stephen A. Park, Jr.  
    Captain Infantry U. S. A.  
      Commanding.  Bn





Name    George C. J. Horstman Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 9     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       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    no record

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple]  Sept. 12, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good


No A. W. O. L.  No A. F. D. Casually discharged Co. 4, 163rd Depot Brigade,  

 Camp Dodge, Iowa

Formerly assigned to Medical Corps Fort Riley Kansas

  (Signature of Soldier) George C. J. Horstman
    Grover C. Fillbech
    Capt. Infantry  U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. 4 163rd D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond