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     Elmer Seeland

#2156263   Mechanic Infantry Co. M.  350th Infantry


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    Services no longer required. 1st Ind. Let  A. G. O. 370.5 Misc. Div July 5, 1919.


Said    Elmer Seeland   2156263 was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Milchel Field L. T. N. Y.

This  23  day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

  S. H. Wheeler  
    Major Air Service (A)  




Name   Elmer Seeland  2, 156, 263 Grade   Mechanic
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept.  18     1917, at  Camp Dodge, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Cement Man  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not qualified  

Horsemanship     Not Mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None 

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     October 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   October 31, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Des Moines, Iowa, Issued on this discharge on Bronze Victory Button
Service Honest and Faithful.

No absence under  W. D. G. O. #45 No. A. H. O. L. of Record.

Entitled to travel pay to St. Olif, Iowa. Entitled to $60.00 dollars in addition to all other amounts due him as provided in Sec $1406 of the Revenue Act of 1918.  Approved Feb 24, 1919.

Left U. S. Aug 13, 1918    Arrived U. S. July 13, 1919. Served in France. 

Entitled to (1) One Gold War Service Chevron Co. M. 350th Inf.
Ticket furnished at 2 cents a mile rated by LIRR Co.


  (Signature of Soldier) Elmer W. Seeland
Paid in Full on Final Statement Wendell P. Sammet
$158.68   2nd Lt. F. A.
Bonus of $60.00 is included in Final payment  
S. J. D. Marshall   Commanding  Breast Casual Co. #2225
Capt. Q. M. C. C. S. & F. O.  
Filed for Record this 1ST day of February, 1936  
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond