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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Walter L. Siegele Filed: February 22, 1921, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Walter L. Siegele

#513446 Private Coast Artillery Corps Unassigned.


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. Auth. W.D. Nov. 15 and Letter W.D. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Walter L. Siegele was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    31     day of     Dec    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    William E. PerLee  
    Major Infantry  





Name   Walter L. Siegele Grade   Private 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 1  1918, at  Des Moines, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   None
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Qualified
Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] June 24, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   ----------------------------
Married or Single    single Character  excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No A.F.D.G.O. 45/14 

Casualty Discharged Co. 12, 163 Depot.

Bridgade Camp Dodge, Iowa. Formerly assigned to 557 Casual Co., Camp Lee, Va. Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S.A. August 16, 1918. Returned to U.S. May 30, 1919.

  (Signature of Soldier) Walter L. Siegele
    Chas. M. Henneman
    Capt. Infantry U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. 12, 163, D.B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond