IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      May 9th, 1919  at 3:30 o'clock p.m.

Freda Katschkowsky                       Recorder.

Reference No.  


Discharge from Draft.


To all whom it may concern:

              This is to Certify, That Thorwald Thompson, a recruit Army Serial No.4833141 Co. 52, 163 Depot Brigade is hereby Discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of Physical deficiency as per 3rd Ind. Dated. Sept. 12, 1918, on form 1010 P. M. G. O. Giving reason for discharge deficiency of teeth. U. R. 4-5-7 missing U. L. 4-5-6-7-8, missing L. R. 6-8 missing L. L. -6- missing; Group "B"

              Said Thorwald Thompson was inducted into the service from the jurisdiction of the local Board for Elkader, Clayton County, Iowa, on the Fourth day of September, 1918.

             While this certificate discharges the person named herein from his present obligation to serve in the Army, it does not operate as a permanent bar to his subsequent entrance into the military service. Under Section 5 of the Act of May 18, 1917, all registered persons remain subject to the draft unless exempted or excused as in that Act provided. Therefore, this discharge does not exempt the holder from obedience to the process of Exemption Boards.

              Given at Camp Dodge, Iowa, this 12th day of Sept. 1918.

              By order of Colonel Newman.



  Frederic D. McCarthy,  
1st Lt. A. G. D., U. S. A.
Asst. Camp Personnel Adj.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond