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     Paul G. Schuchmann

#2139441  Pvt  1 C.  -- Cas. Det. #1078  Dem. Group    Last  Assg'd to  Co. B  55th 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. 15/18 Letter  A. G. O. Nov. 30/18.


Said    Paul G. Schuchmann was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 7/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Carpenter

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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




Name    Paul G. Schuchmann Grade   Pvt. 1 Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   none
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated


Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. no Battles

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service   None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  March 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      March 16, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Soldier entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Ia.

Left U. S. June 30/18     Ret. to U.S.  July 14, 1919

Issued on this discharge 65c   bronze Victory Button.
Forwarded   Jan. 7 -- 1921,   Approved by K.W. Thom For Victory Medal with France
K. W. Thom 11th M.G. Bn.      Recruiting Officer


  (Signature of Soldier) Paul G. Schuchmann
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   H. C. Nermilyea
July  21, 1919   Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $97.78   Commanding  Cas. Det. 1078
A. D. Padmore
Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  9th day of  June, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond