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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Francis G. Scherman #4822297 Filed: May 2 1925, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis   County Recorder

        Hazel T. Dabres, Deputy County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Francis G. Scherman   #4822297  Private Company

K, Second 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   Under provisions Cir. 77 W.D. 1918 and Per Memo Hqr. Camp Dodge, Ia   3/17/19

Said   Francis G. Scherman was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   8 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    22nd day of     March    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    W.C. Bennett  
    Cap. 2nd Infantry  





Name   Francis G. Scherman Grade   Private  
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 25th  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 classified
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     November 90, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    No
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No unauthorized absence under  G. O.  45 1914 

Entitled to travel pay to place of Induction.  Served in Co. 11, 163rd D. B. 9/25/18 to 10/24/18  Co. M 2nd Infy. 10/25/18 to 3/22/19

  (Signature of Soldier) Francis G. Scherman
    A. J. Howell
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Company K.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond