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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Frank W. Tschirgi Filed: May 20th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank W. Tschirgi 

#2150434   Wagoner, Engineers Unassigned


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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918, letter W. D. Nov. 30, 1918


Said   Frank W. Tschirgi was born in    Burlington
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27    years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  d. brown   eyes,  d. brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Ia.

This    8th    day of     Jan. ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    William L. Kennedy  
    Major Inf.  




Name   Frank W. Tschirgi Grade   Wagoner.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Fre. 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never, Wagoner  R. S. O. 39,  July 11-18

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not 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] Mar. 14-1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    No A. F. D. G. O. 45/14.  Casually discharged  Co. 10, 163 Depot Brigade  Camp Dodge, Ia., formerly assigned to Co. A., 2nd Engrs. Tr. Regt. Camp A. A. Humphreys, VA.
Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Iowa.
Left U.S. Sept. 30, 1918. Returned July 12, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Frank W. Tschirgi
    George C. Proud
    Captain Infantry U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. 10, 163 D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond