IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Alvan B. Schurtzman Filed: Oct. 16, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alvan B. Schurtzman

#4006381 Private 1st cl. Casual Det. #1029 Dem. Group, Last assigd. F. R. S. #343


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.11, 1918 Letter A.G.O. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Alvan B. Schurzman was born in    North McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  26/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Butcher

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    15th    day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Cps. U.S.A.  




Name   Alvan B. Schurtzman Grade   Pvt. 1st. cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26,   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 rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Butcher

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple] Aug 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31 or 45; 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to North McGregor, Iowa.
Left U.S. Oct. 27, 1918. Returned July 5, 1918 (should be 1919 cmd).
  (Signature of Soldier) Alvan B. Schurtzman
    R. G. Warting
    1st Lt.. Inf.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond