WORLD WAR II
Discharge Certificate

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Admin/Biog History Max Reischel was born in Bavaria, Germany in 1880. His family immigrated to the United States before 1883. His father Edward Reischel was a cabinet maker and died prior 1893. In 1895 Max was working as a laborer and helping to support his widowed mother Mary and younger siblings. He was working as a laborer at Robert Brand & Sons in Oshkosh, WI in 1905. He enlisted in the US Army on September 29, 1906 and was assigned to the 106th Company, Coast Artillery. He is listed as five feet, eight inches tall; blue eyes; light brown hair; ruddy complexion and excellent character. Max became a professional soldier and was stationed at Fort Worden, Washington, Headquarters Company, 14th Coast Artillery. He was promoted to sergeant on May 9, 1930. His last recorded enlistment was at age fifty-two on February 18, 1935 for three years. His service record during World War II is unknown.
Classification Archives
Collection World War II Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation 1935
Abstract Honorable Discharge Certificate for Max Reischel. It states that he first enlisted in the US Army on September 29, 1906 and was assigned to the 106th Company, Coast Artillery. He is listed as five feet, eight inches tall; blue eyes; light brown hair; ruddy complexion and excellent character. Max was stationed at Fort Worden, Washington, Headquarters Company, 14th Coast Artillery. He was promoted to sergeant on May 9, 1930. It is also recorded that he reenlisted at age fifty-two on February 18, 1935 for three years. His service record during World War II is unknown.
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.11.8
Object Name Certificate, Discharge
People Reischel, Max
Subjects World War II
United States Army
Artillery (Troops)
Title Discharge Certificate
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