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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Elmer J. Hyde Filed: Dec. 29, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Elmer J. Hyde

#2149523  Pvt. 1st cl. Casual Det. #556 163rd D. B. (Last assigned Co. "C" 313th Engrs.



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,  Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Elmer J. Hyde was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Salesman

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Elmer J. Hyde Grade   Private 1st cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 25     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 qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Mihiel offensive Sep. 12-16/18; Meuse-Argonne Offensive Oct. 1-8/18; Toul Sector June 28- Aug 9-18.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Salesman

Wounds received in service    Gassed Oct. 8th 1918.

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   March 12, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  March 12, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. April 29th, 1918.   Arrived U. S. May 18th, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Elmer J. Hyde
    William M. Johnson
    Captain Infantry.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 556


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond