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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Paul E. Troester Filed: July 19, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Paul E. Troester

#4006197  Private  Cas. Det. (1096) Dem Group. Last assgd 158th Infantry


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 Letter  A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Paul E. Troester was born in    Millville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,  Black   hair,  Dark  complexion, and was  5   feet   4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    23rd  day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

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





Name   Paul E Troester Grade   Pvt. 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25    1918 , at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Rated
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] 8-15- 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

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

Entitled to travel pay to Osterbook, Ia. Left U. S. Oct 6, 1918. Arrived U.S. July 13, 1919.

(Signature of Soldier) Paul E. Troester
Camp Dodge, Iowa    
July 23 -1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full Including   Commanding  Cas. Det. 1096
Bonus 97.30    
A.A. Padmore    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond