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World War I Dog Tags

 Item
Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00003

Overview

The two World War I dog tags are circular and have a hole at the top. ''Sidney Israelski, Cpl.'' is engraved on the front sides of the dog tags. ''Sgt.'' has been scratched on the front of both tags. The number 1877169 is engraved on the back sides of the tags. The initial ''1'' is upside down on one of the tags. Sidney Israelski was in the United States Army during World War I.

Dates

  • 1920-1930

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Extent

2 items (tags ) ; 3.5 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series consists of a World War I American Victory Medal, a World War I Victory ribbon, and World War I dog tags.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Metal

Condition Report

There is some wear on the tags, scratches, and accretions. (TKW, 2010-02-22)

Provenance

Donated by E. James Judd, a great-nephew of Sidney Israelski.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

3.5 centimeters

Inscription and Marks

Engraved on front of tags: ''Sidney Israelski, Cpl.'' and engraved on the back of the tags: ''1877169.''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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