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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That   John W. Horstmann

#3224201  Private  Casual Det. #754, Dem. Group.  Last Assg'd Co. H. #352 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, 18 and Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    John W. Horstmann was born in    Garber
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 3/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Gray  eyes,   Light  hair, Light  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Crusler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name     John W. Horstmann Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified



Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Defensive Center Sector Haute Alsace France Oct 17 to Nov 4, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none INTER URBAN RAILWAY

Wounds received in service    none

Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Ia.

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Form S. 3, No 17795

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   June 15, 1918

Date issued June 14, 1919

Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 15, 1918

H. H. Levine Agent


Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. August 16 , 1918.   Arrived U. S. June 1, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) John W. M. Horstmann
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   John M. Craig
June 14, 1919   1st Lieut. Inf.
Paid in Full  Including Bonus $87.10   Commanding  Co. R
A. D. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this    18th day of  March, 19 42  

 Marjorie Downie Lenth



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond