Missouri Over There

Frank B. Avery Identity Discs


Title Frank B. Avery Identity Discs
Description Aluminum identity tags issued to soldiers in the American Expeditionary Forces. Soldiers wore these "dogtags" around their neck with a cloth cord. If a soldier died in service, one tag remained with the body while the other was sent to headquarters for proper identification.
Contributing Institution Missouri State Museum
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