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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Benjamin H. Schutte Filed: July 11, 1924, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Benjamin H. Schutte

#2151673  Pvt 1st Cas. Det. 315- 163rd D.B.  last assgd. Co. F 159th Inf


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 Ltr. A.G.A. Nov. 30,1918.

Said   Benjamin H. Schutte was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  M. Light  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  5   feet   6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st    day of     April    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Benjamin H. Schutte Grade   Private 1st Class 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25  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 qualified
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Mar. 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Mar. 13, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 or 45

Entitled to travel pay.  Left U.S. May 16, 1918. Arrived U.S . April 5, 1919

Camp Dodge, Iowa (Signature of Soldier) Benjamin H. Schutte
Apr 2, 1919   L.A. Robz
Paid in full including   2nd Lt. Inf.
Bonus $116.60   Commanding  C. D. 315
A.A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond