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     Bert Thoman

#4818330   Corp  Company D  87th 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    W. D. Tel.  Jan. 18th 1919.


Said   Bert Thoman was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21  years of age

and by occupation a   ------------------------

He had  Brown  eyes, Black  hair, Ruddy  complexion, and was  5  feet  6 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27th   day of     Jan.,    one thousand nine hundred and     ------------------------

Washington, D. C. May 16, 1919   L. W. Moseley  
Paid $60 under Act of Congress   Lieut. Colonel 87th Inf.  
approved February  24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major, Q. M. Corps      




Name    Bert Thoman Grade   Corporal 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corp.  --Par. 3-- R. S. O. 47-- Dec. 21st 1918
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     None

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 27th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Sept. 27th, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Co. "52" 163 D. B. 9/5/18 -- 10/21/18; Co "D" 87th Inf. 10/21/18 to date of discharge



  (Signature of Soldier) Bert Thoman
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Vernan C. Debatie
Jan. 27, 1919   Capt. 87th Inf.
Paid in Full $54.82   Commanding  Co. D.
A. D. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  1st day of  March, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond