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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: David A. Shaw Filed: July 1, 1919

Garber, Iowa

Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     David A. Shaw

#2,150,176  Private, Co. G. 118th 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    O.S.-teoarthritis chronic and lunetalion of flexion knee joint right. 4th Ind. C.D.D. C. Dept. Chicago, Ill 5/10/19.


Said   David A. Shaw was born in    Elker 
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  25  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    G. H. #28 Ft. Sheridan, Ill.

This    19th    day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    R. N. Webster  
    Major Medical Corps, U.S.A.  




Name   David A. Shaw  2150176 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25,   1918, at  Elker, 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.  Verdun Front, France

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    G. S. W. to right leg

Physical condition when discharged     Poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed Unknown


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed Unknown  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   No absence under A. W. 107.
Entitled to travel pay to Elker, Iowa. Entitled to $60.00 bonus, Co. B. 349th Inf. 2/25/18 to 4/1/18; Co. G. 118th Inf. 4/1/18 to 5/19/19
  (Signature of Soldier) David A. Shaw
    P. J. Dempsey
    2nd Lieut. San. Corps. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. of Patients




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond