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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: William H. Shea Filed: March 14th, at 1:40 P.M. 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      William H. Shea

#3466101  Pvt. Casual Detach. of Patients U.S. Army Hospital Camp Dodge, Iowa.  Last Assigned to School of Cooks and Bakers, Camp Dodge, Iowa


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   4th Ind. S.C.D. Hg. Camp Dodge, Ia., Apr. 16, 1918, (1) Appendicitis, chronic. (2) Cholecystitis, Chronic following influenza. Disability 331/3% in line of duty.

Said   William H. Shea was born in    Volga
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    ~~25~~     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  auburn  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  ~~5   feet   5 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    17th  day of    April    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Frank E. Burch  
    Major M.C. U.S.Army  





Name   William H. Shea Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 13  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  None
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Disability 33 1/3%
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Aug 9, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Aug 9, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Very Good

Not recommended for re-enlistment

Entitled to travel pay.

Camp Dodge, Iowa (Signature of Soldier) William H. Shea
Apr 17, 1919   Frank S. Warlark
Paid in full including   Capt. IM.C. U. S. Army
Bonus $113.30   Commanding  Detachment of Patients
A.A. Padmore   U.S.A. Base Hospital, Camp Dodge,
Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.    Iowa


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond