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Description Identification (Dog) Tags: pair of aluminum disks with two holes drilled through each end; stamped "113353" on one side and "ADOLPH CASTONIA/CO C 150/USA/MGBN" on the other side; suspended from a brown shoe string.

Adolph Castonia enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in 1917. Company F, became Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division during World War I. Because of his blacksmith experience making horseshoes, he was made Ferrier. He also drove ammunition wagons. He was able to speak French, and was often in demand of his comrades to act as an interpreter.
Dimensions L-13.75 D-0.063 Dia-1.25 inches
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Material Aluminum/Cotton
Object ID 1997.44.3
Object Name Tag, Identification
People Castonia, Adolph
Used Castonia, Adolph
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