IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Herbert A. Towle Filed: March 13, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Herbert A. Towle 

#3078308   Private Cas. Det. 137th Dem. Group. Last asgd: 16 Gen. Hosp. #4.


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. 11/15/18 & Ltr. A. G. A.  11/15/18.


Said   Herbert A. Towle was born in    Lansing
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    2 1/4     years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had  Blue   eyes,  Lt. Brown  hair, Ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa.

This    3rd    day of     September. ,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

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




Name   Herbert Towle Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 4    1918, at  Davenport, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] June 21, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 21, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    No absence under G. O. 31 1912 or 45- 1914.
Due travel pay to Davenport, Iowa.
  (Signature of Soldier) Herbert A. Towle
    John R. R. Miles
    1st Lt. Inf.
    Commanding  Casual Co. 1378




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond