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Three military metal identification tags worn by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2013.483.2 a-c

Military dog tags belonging to 21 year old John Phillips, who served in the United States Army from June 1945 to January 1947. He was stationed with the Army of Occupation in Austria and Germany from April 1946 - January 1947. Two tags are standard issue, with name, blood type, tetanus inoculation, and religion. The third is for the 8277th General Hospital, a provisional US Army hospital for German prisoners of war, which opened on September 14, 1945, in France. Phillips served with the 222nd Infantry, 42nd Infantry Division, Cannon Company, 5th Infantry Division, and F Company, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.

Date
approximately 1945 November-1947  (use)
Language
English
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Badges
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cristy L. Phillips
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:05
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