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French Canteen


Title French Canteen
Description French Model 1877 Bidon or water bottle with the American Red Cross emblem used by St. Louis native William Milner Donovan. Donovan served in the American Field Service as an ambulance driver. He transferred to the American army as a second lieutenant when the United States entered the war in 1917.
Site Accession Number 1995 002 0012
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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