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First off, this tag is not mine, however it is being offered for sale from a gentleman in Italy. I am posting this for the family member of the deceased veteran. I have no idea how much the guy in Italy is wanting to sell it to the family member.

In everyone's opinion, is this a legit tag? This is the only picture that I have. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Looks good to me. It appears to be ground dug. What I am curious about is the serial number? Is it a Canadian serial number?

 

 

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USDog, thanks for your response. I spoke to the family member and yes, the veteran was Canadian serving in the FSSF.

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That is very cool. Never seen one.


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Grant,

I am sure you have seen D.E. Dickie

Truro, Nova Scotia listed in the unit history. I have seen this guy on the roster to Oran, Algeria listed in second

 

section, 2nd Co 3rd Regiment with the same F-30467 number.

 

There are far better opinions about the tag itself.

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Interesting that they did not use the "Next of Kin" information for a Canadian, as they would have during that early (42-43) time for a US soldier.


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T-42-43 does not mean it had to be an NOK.


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Ok, I stand corrected - Is it known when they stopped doing that? Or was it phased out over a longer period?


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It was in mid 1943.


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