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Old 12-20-2013, 04:48 PM
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Thanks clearwatermike for making me aware of the group Angelo's Angels.
Their mission is to help with the return of WW2 dogtags to relatives by providing contact information through research. I currently have three AAF
dogtags that I've been unable to get information on and hope they will be able to provide me with a lead for their return at no charge.

www.ww2tags.org

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Old 12-21-2013, 04:52 PM
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Angelo's Angels just joined our forum if anyone has any questions.

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There should be a sticky for this post so ppl know that they exist and can take advantage of the great service they are providing... Thanks for posting it... GL... HH...

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There should be a sticky for this post so ppl know that they exist and can take advantage of the great service they are providing... Thanks for posting it... GL... HH...
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I ask Carol K about making this site a sticky so hope they do.

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They are working on a dogtag for me also. My hats off to their organization.

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It's now a sticky. Thanks Carol K.

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Here's some information on how to read a WW2 Tag.
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Originally Posted by ks coyote View post
It's now a sticky. Thanks Carol K.
I just got a spare minute to come and say hello to everyone. Thanks for asking for the sticky, Jerry, and thanks to Carol K. for tacking it up so graciously. If anyone needs help, please email me at the address on our website www.ww2tags.org. It's the fastest way to get in touch with me because I don't always remember to check the forums. I'm going to indulge myself and go read about all the new friendly returns. Keep up the great work, everyone. You're making a difference, one act of kindness at a time.
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Question for you. I found a USAF pilot ring from 1947. I also have found a bracelet from WW2. It took me 3 years to find the family of the pilot and almost a year to find the family of the bracelet owner.

Do you strictly find dog tag or any military items that have the persons name and or service number or as in the case of the pilot ring their class number?

Thanks for your help in returning tags!!

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Contacted these great folks with a Cold War dog tag of a Vet .... they helped me narrow the date on tag down to 1948 - 1950 in less than a day .... and after a few months they contacted me with names, numbers and addresses of not only two children, but also his siblings!! The number for the sons was disconnected but both numbers for the brothers were spot on! I will be sending the tag back, along with pics of the site where found, and the photos of the recovery! The last page in the book will be the Metal Detectors Creed ... and hopefully it will help one of us get a go ahead when we do door knocking one day.

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Since this thread is about dog tags I thought I'd post this for those of you very interested about finding a dog tag. As you'll read it was not found with a metal detector but very interesting. I found the article on Fox News.

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http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/20...r-old-mystery/
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Default WW2 Army Dogtag Service numbers

Army Serial Numbers (ASN) are part of an official designation, and will appear in every military record, in which the name of the holder appears, i.e. in all documents so, special care should be taken that the correct ASN be used at all times, since certain records are filed this way, and payments and/or allowances are often settled by Army Serial Number, and not by name it is always used by servicemen.

We offer a Army Serial Number Generator to create an authentic ASN that uses the guidelines laid out below.

Regular Army (1940): start with digit 1, followed by a second digit (indicating Corps Area/Service Cd) (there were 9 Corps Area for military administrative purposes, and 4 Army Areas for strategic military purposes) 11130295, 13176244, 14130598, 16087357, 19005129

National Guard (1940): start with digits 20, followed by a third digit (indicating Corps Area/Service Cd) 20417243, 20468791, 20651726, 20900697, 20906536

Draftees (1940): start with digit 3, followed by a second digit (indicating Corps Area/Service Cd) 31130734, 31240869, 34834714, 35388430, 39407665 (these were draftees called up the Selective Training & Service Act)

Commissioned Officers (1921): start with prefix O, followed by hyphen + series of 1 > 6, even 7 digits (1921 box includes 1 to 99,999 1940 box starts with 23,000) O-57, O-742, O-3822, O-777657, O-1170276

Warrant Officers (1942): start with prefix W, followed or not by hyphen + series of 7 digits, starting with 21 such as W 2101199, W-2118310, W-2129700, W 2125908, W 2133860 (while most ID Tags start with first digits 21, other show different numbers, such as W-92186, W 901800, most probably Officers already commissioned between the war years, 1920-1930)

Flight Officers (1942): start with prefix T, followed by a series of digits T-80, T 1846, T-6367, T-136265, T 223076

Army Specialist Corps (1942): start with prefix S, followed by a series of digits S 1038451

Army Nurse Corps (1921): start with prefix N, followed by a series of 6 digits (box with group of 700.000) N 702927, N-782136, N 795100, N-795163

Hospital Dietitian + Physical Therapist (1942): HD start with prefix R, while PT start with prefix M, followed by a series of digits R or M

Contract Surgeon (1941): start with prefix CS, followed by a series of digits CS

WAC (1943): start with prefix L (officer) L-918042, A (soldier) A-205333 and V (W.O.) V-704827, followed by a series of 6 digits, of which the first indicated the Service

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