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Description Model 1917 Enlisted Man's Breeches: olive drab wool; belt loops at waist; tin fly button closure; two front pockets; two back pockets; lace-up closure at calves. MAKERS MARKS:H.A. GRUNEWALD CO./EVANSTON, ILL./CONTRACT NO. 2143-C APRIL 20, 1918/SPECIFICATION No. 1286/Chicago Depot U.S.A./INSPECTOR___/DATE___/U.S./ARMY

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.
Year Range from 1918
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Made H. A. Grunewald Company
Material Wool/Tin/Cotton
Object ID 7122-2
Object Name Pants
Place of Origin Evanston, IL
People Rumbarger, Walter A.
Used Rumbarger, Walter A.
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