IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Michael A. Thein Filed: May 4th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Michael A. Thein 

A. S. N. unknown Private Co' G. 118 Inf. (Co. D. 118 Inf. (Co. D. Convalescent Center


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    Telegraphic Instructions A.G.A. Nov. 15, 1918  and W. D. letter Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Michael A. Thein was born in    Garber
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown   eyes,  Brown  hair, Light  complexion, and was   5   feet   8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st    day of     Jan. ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Earl H. Finke  
    Major Inf. U.S.A.  




Name   Michael A. Thein Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25 1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating   none

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  Flaunders Front (Ypres) Jul 1918. St. Quentin-Cambrai - Sept. 29 -- 1918. Somme Oct. 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service  M.G. Bullet in left elbow and back

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  Date unknown


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Date unknown  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent


Service honest and faith. No absence. Bo A. W. O. L. Under G. O. 31/1912 and G. O. 45/1914.
  (Signature of Soldier) Michael A. Thein
    Ernest W. Rupperlt
    2nd Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. D, Conv. C.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond