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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Joseph G. Sherman Filed: July 13th, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Joseph G. Sherman

#4006190 Pvt Casual Det. #55   163rd D.B.   Last Assigned Co. A 147th 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, 1918 Ltr A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Joseph G. Sherman was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Black  hair,  Dark  complexion, and was  5   feet   9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th    day of     April   one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Joseph G. Sherman Grade   Private  
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 5th  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 qualified
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Aug. 15, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Aug. 15, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 & 45 

Entitled to travel pay. Left U. S. Oct 20th 1918. Arrived U.S. March 23rd 1919

Camp Dodge, Iowa (Signature of Soldier) Joseph G. Sherman
Apr 11, 1919   C. F. Williams
Paid in full including   1st Lt Inf. U. S. A.
Bonus $109.70   Commanding  Cas. Det. 255
A.A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond