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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Dewey E. Shappell Filed: June 2, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Dewey E. Shappell

#1436542 Pvt 1st cl 109th French Mortar Battery. Cas. Det 44-- 163rd D. B.


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   W.D. Tel. Nov. 15/18 & Nov. 30/18.

Said   Dewey E. Shappell was born in    Graham
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  5   feet   6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    22nd    day of     January    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Rush S. Wells  
    Colonel Calvalry U.S.A.  

Commanding.  casuals




Name   Dewey E. Shapell Grade   Pvt. 1st. cl. 1 Class 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 23  1917, at  Eagle Grove, Iowa
Serving in     1st    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   no
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not qualified
Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F.  Sept. 25, 18 to Jan. 10, 19

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none
Knowledge of any vocation    farmer
Wounds received in service    none
Physical condition when discharged     good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Nov.  23, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Sept.  16, 1917
Married or Single    single Character  excellent
  (Signature of Soldier) Dewey E. Shappell
    M.E. Micharlson
    Capt. F. A.
    Commanding  109th T. M. B1


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond