IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

Page: 404

Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Vern Shaw Filed: December 28, 1922, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Vern Shaw

#284959 Private 1Class Cas. Det 680 Dem. Group Last Assigned Co. "D" 142 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. 15-18 Letter. A.G.O. Nov. 30-1918.

Said   Vern Shaw was born in    Galesburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,  Black  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  ~5~   feet   ~7~  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    9th    day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Vern Shaw Grade   Private 1 Class 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26  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 rated
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F. St. Mihiel Sept 12 to 18/18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    May 16 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    May 16 1918
Married or Single    Married Character  ------------

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 or 45 1914 

Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. June-20-1918, Returned U.S. May 31-1919.

  Inter-urban Railway
Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader
S.3 No. 17068,  Date issued 6/9/19
  H. H. LaVine, Agent
Camp Dodge, Iowa (Signature of Soldier) Vern Shaw
Jun 9 1919   H. C. Vernielyth (Signiture traced CLC Otis)
Paid in full Including   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Bonus, $93.30   Commanding  Det. 1035
A. A. Padmore    
Capt Quartermaster, U.S.A.  


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond