IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Dwight L. Smith

#5250409  Pvt  Co. 6 S.A.T.C.  Iowa State College Ames, 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     expiration of service


Said    Dwight L. Smith was born in    Pisgah
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    18 9/12  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had brown eyes, dark brown  hair, dark  complexion, and was  five   feet  eight  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Ames, Iowa

This    16th   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

Washington D. C. Apr 8, 1919 JaB. Rush Lincoln  
Paid $60. under Act of Congress Major  U. S. A.  (unassigned)  
Approved February 24th 1919   Commanding.
C. E. Gray, Major  Q.M. Corps    




Name    Dwight L. Smith Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 15     1918, at  Nevada, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   no
Knowledge of any vocation    farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:   none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Oct 26, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Oct 26, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 -1912 or G.O. 45-1914.

Entitled to travel pay to Nevada, Iowa



(Signature of Soldier)     Dwight L. Smith
    JaB. Rush Lincoln
    Major U.S.A. (unassigned)
    Commanding  S.A.T.C Iowa State College, Ames Iowa
Filed for Record this  14th day of  March, 19 42

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond