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     Thomas A. Thomsen

#1397540  Pvt  Casual Det. 354. 163rd D. B.  Last  Assgd  Co. C 108 Tr. S. Bn.



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. W. D.  Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 18.


Said    Thomas A. Thomsen was born in    Ethen
in the State of    S. Dak. When enlisted he was    24 5/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Section Hand

He had  Light Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    6   feet  1  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    30th   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Clausen  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name    Thomas A. Thomsen Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 2     1918, at  Mitchel, S.D.
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Student
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Somme, N. Aug. 8, 1918. Meuse Argonne N. Sept. A.E.F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    Gassed

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  April 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      ---------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


N0 A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45.

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. May 15, 1918   Issued one Silver Vict. Button.

Returned March 3, 1919.   Denen Port, Iowa   Feb. 6, 1920
Ticket from Camp Dodge to Mitchell, S. D.
From Ill.   No 64130         Date issued:  April 30, 1919
H. H. Laudis, Ag.


  (Signature of Soldier) Thomas Thomsen
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   W. A. Canloop Cro.
Apr. 30, 1919   1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including   Commanding  Cas. Det. No. 354 103rd

Bonus: $00.55

D. B.
A. D. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  16 day of  June, 19 33  

Verna M. O'Connor


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond