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William Steele Identity Disc


Title William Steele Identity Disc
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 Museum of Missouri Military History
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