IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Bennie Schmidt

#2142240  Sergeant -- Cas. Det. $1446  Demob. Group  Last  Assgd to Mechanical Repair Unit 310 M.T.C.


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. O. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Bennie Schmidt was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 10/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Light  hair,    Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    23rd   day of     September,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Crusler  
    Maj. Inf. U. S. A.  
True extract certified by me on Febr.22, 1936 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by mail, H. F. Haltmeyer, Pvt. ADJ. American Legion 267




Name    Bennie Schmidt Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 8th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Sergeant -S. O #62   June 25 1919
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

    Forwarded Oct 27, 1929
    Approved by I. W. Thory
    For Victory Medal with FRANCE


Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None INTERURBAN RAILWAY

Wounds received in service    None

Ticket from Camp Dodge to Monona, Iowa

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Form S.3 No. 31946

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  July 22nd, 1918

Date issued 9/23/19

Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      July 22, 1918 H. E. Lavine, Agent

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 1912 G. O. 45 1914. W.D.

Entitled to travel pay to Monona, Iowa

Left U. S. Oct. 28, 1918 Arr U.S. Sept. 18th, 1919

Victory Button, Bronze - "Issued"



  (Signature of Soldier) Bennie Schmidt
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   H. A. Gunderson
Sept 23, 1919   Captain Infantry
Paid in Full  Including    Commanding  1446

Bonus: $109.85

Filed for Record this 18 day of November, 19 33    

Verna M. O'Conner


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond