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American Field Service WWI small grouping


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Just got this in the mail yesterday. Small grouping of two items that belonged to Richard B English of the AFS. His French issued arm band and a ca 1920 document awarding him the French Commemorative Service Medal. Signed or facsimile copy of a signature by Louis Mourier who was in that position from 1918 to 1920. I haven't found out more about his service yet, just wanted to share.








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Croix de Guerre

Last Name:English
Given Name(s):Richard Betts
Born:July 17, 1893
Died:June 25, 1938
Section (WWI):S.S.U. 29
Length of Service (months):5
Service Year(s):1917
Home (at time of Enlistment in WWI):Long Island City, N.Y.
Subsequent Service:Sgt. U.S. Inf.
Decorations:Croix de Guerre WWI

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