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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Herman Schurtzman Filed: December 27, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Herman Schurtzman 

#2121232  Wagoner  Cas. Det. 1166 Dem. Group. (Last Assigned Co. D. 312th Engineers)


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. 15th, 1918,  Letter  A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said   Herman Schutzman was born in    Waucon
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  30 years of age

and by occupation a   R. R. Fireman

He had blue  eyes, m. brown hair, fair complexion, and was 5 feet 10 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    30th    day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    C. H. Newby  
    Major Infantry, U.S.A.  




Name   Herman Schutzman Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 5,   1917, 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  None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Railroad fireman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed October 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31 1912 or G. O. 45, 1914 W. D.
Entitled to travel pay to North McGregor, Iowa.
Left U.S. August 24, 1918; returned U. S. A. July 27, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Herman Schurtzman
    H. L. Baldwin
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond