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Caption Claude Posey WWII Patches & Pins
Object Name Patch, Military
Object ID 1989.24.1
Description World War II pins and patches that belonged to Claude Garner Posey. Includes ten patches, seven medals, five bars, one skull ring, and one photo framed in a wooden frame.

T4 Sgt. Claude Garner Posey served with the US Army in the Service Co. 8th Infantry Division, 121st Gray Bonnet Regiment. Length of service: 4 years, 8 months, 11 days which included 1 year and 7 months of foreign service in Ireland, Normandy/Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe.
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1945
Dimensions H-16.25 W-13 inches
Search Terms World War II items
Subjects Medals
Provenance Mr. Posey was the donor's first husband. He died Oct. 16, 1963. See accession file for meaning of each pin,patch, etc.
Condition Good