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Model 1917 Enlisted Man's Tunic: olive drab wool coat with four exterior patch pockets and pointed flaps with small eagle button closure; five blackened bronze eagle buttons down front; green cotton lining; stand-up collar with darkened bronze "US" and "T" disks (Division Ammunition & Supply Train"; shoulder straps attached with small eagle buttons; red arrow through line (32nd Division) patch on left shoulder; red Discharge stripe on left sleeve; two gold embroidered overseas stripe near left cuff (one year); Wagoner First Class patch (wheel with spokes); interior marked "WAR" in blue ink on the inside (Walter A. Rumbarger). Walter A. Rumbarger served as a Wagoner in the 107th Train Headquarters, 32nd Division, during World War I. Enlisted April 26, 1918 at Dayton, Ohio, when he was 23 years old. He was involved in battles of: West of the Meuse River Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 1918, Bois de la Grandemontaigne Oct. 4 to 30, 1918, East of Meuse Nov. 9 and 10, 1918.
Coat -WORLD WAR I -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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