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     Clarence A. F. Topel

#4006309  Private  Casual Det. #515-163 D.B. Last  assigned  Co. B 325th 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     Tel. W. D.  Nov. 15-18 and  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30-18.


Said    Clarence A. .F Topel was born in    Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 10/12  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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




Name    Clarence A. F. Topel Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26     1918, at  Waukon, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  Aug 15, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Sept. 15-18 returned May 9-19

from Camp Dodge to Waukon
Form S3  No. 13170    Date issued   5/21/1919
H. E. Lavine, Agent


  (Signature of Soldier) Clarence A. F. Topel
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Dennis Delaney
May 21-1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $122.05   Commanding  Casual Det.
A. D. Padmore 516 163 D. B.
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for record in Allamakee County July 1, 1919 on Page 65
Filed for Record this  28th day of  June, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder

I hereby certify that the foregoing us a true, literal, and exact copy of information taken from the certificate of discharge of Clarence A. F. Topel from the Army service of the United States.  Lillian Meierkord, County Recorder, Allamakee County, Iowa June 27, 1941


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond