IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Valmah Schumacher Filed: Jan 12, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Valmah A. Schumacher

#1542643 Sergeant Medical Corp; unassigned. Last assigned: Base Hospital Det. Camp Sheridan, Ala.)


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. Auth. W.D.  Nov. 15/18 and Letter. W.D.. Nov. 30/18.

Said   Valmah A. Schumacher was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Musician

He had  blue  eyes,  dk brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  ~five~   feet   ~ten~  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    13th    day of     February    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    William E. PreLee  
    Major Infantry  





Name   Valmah A, Schumacher Grade   Sergeant 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 10  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Appt. Sergeant, Oct 1, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated
Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none
Knowledge of any vocation    musican
Wounds received in service    none
Physical condition when discharged     good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] July 1, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    single Character  excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No A.F.D. G. O. 45-14 

Served with Base Hospital Det at Camp Sheridan, Ala. to 2/4/19.  Transferred to Camp Dodge, Ia. for discharge

  (Signature of Soldier) Valmah A. Schumacher
    Rufus W. Scott
    Capt. Infantry
    Commanding  Co. "11", 163 D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond