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Old 05-06-2017, 04:47 AM
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Default Found WWII Dog Tag - Returned To Family

I found this dog tag at an old house site that is being torn down for development in my small town. My first find with the AT Pro. Internet research found that the tag owner was the brother of the previous resident of the house. A friend told me where to find the closest family member, and today I gave the tag to the grand niece of the dog tag owner. She was thankful because the dog tag will be united with her great uncle's military discharge papers. They didn't know the dog tag existed. The family last lived in the house 20 years ago. The great uncle passed away from the hiccups in 1976.
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Old 05-06-2017, 09:18 AM
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Good job on the return. Died from hiccups? Wow, didn't know that could happen.

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Old 05-11-2017, 07:22 AM
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Given your location I'm assuming this might be him, but his date of death is 1978? Nive find. Glad you got it back to an appreciative family.


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Old 05-11-2017, 07:33 AM
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Good Job well done ... !

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Old 05-11-2017, 03:55 PM
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Good job on the return. Died from hiccups? Wow, didn't know that could happen.
Maybe inappropriate but I could not help but laugh!
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Born the year John Moses Browning produced the 1911 Government Model .45 ACP pistol, served in the USA during WWII, and died during the bicentennial year...how about that?

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Old 05-12-2017, 02:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Lerenfort View post
Given your location I'm assuming this might be him, but his date of death is 1978? Nive find. Glad you got it back to an appreciative family.


https://s3.amazonaws.com/bg.ami.com/...07/9311967.jpg
A site on the internet had the year of death incorrect. 1976 as shown on the gravestone is correct.

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A site on the internet had the year of death incorrect. 1976 as shown on the gravestone is correct.
RIP. Well done on getting back to the folks.

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