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Catalog Number 1996.51.136J
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1996.51
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Army of the United States of America To all who shall see these presents, greeting: This is to certify that by direction of the President and under the Provisions of section nine of the act of Congress, approved May eighteen, nineteen hundred and seventeen, James Edward Henschel Second Lieutenant Motor Transport Corps was honorably discharged from the military service in The United States Army at Camp Dodge, Iowa on the sixteenth day of September, 1919 EB Babbitt Brigadier General Commanding. Form No. 525-2 A.G.O. 3--6652

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MILITARY RECORD Battles, engagements, skirmishes Craonne offensive July & [August] 1917: Chemin des Dames [Offensive] [September] 1917: Aisne Defensive May & June 1918: Montdidier-Noyon Def. June 1918 Cambrai Offensive, [October] 1917: Somme Defensive, March & April 1918: Champagne-Marne Def. July 1918: Aisne-Marne Offensive July & [August] 1918 Somme offensive [August] 1918: Oise-Aisne Offensive [August] & [September] 1918 Army of Occupation in Germany January to July 1919 Medal awarded None, 191 Wound chevrons authorized None War service chevrons authorized French Service Ribbon & Medal awarded American Field Service Four Gold Service Chevrons. & seven bronze stars on Victory Service Ribbon Remarks Served in France & Germany American Mission Motor Transport Division (Reserve Mallet) Motor Transport School #1, Decize Motor Transport Corps #831 June 25, 1917 to August 10, 1919 [ms illegible: 2 wds] Colonel Cavalry NSA Demobilization Officer Commanding.
From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.
Date September 16, 1919
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
People Henschel, James (Ned) Edward
Subjects World War I
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Military discharges
Search Terms American Field Service (AFS)