WWI US Army Personnel Identification 146th Field Artillery Battery C'Pt. Willie F Frenger' Dog Tags - Trench Art 2 Franc Silver French Coin Pair.Easily the most unique set of WWI dog tags we have seen. The 146th FA also has a unique history. Constituted in 1914 in the Washington National Guard as a field artillery battalion Assigned 18 July 1917 to the 41st Division. Battery A organized and drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917; remainder of battalion organized 25 September 1917 while in Federal service at Camp Greene, North Carolina, from personnel recruited for the Washington National Guard field artillery. Consolidated 19 September 1917 with Headquarters Company, Supply Company, and 1st Battalion, 2d Infantry (Idaho National Guard), and Battery A, Field Artillery (New Mexico National Guard), to form the 146th Field Artillery and assigned to the 41st Division.
In France, however, the 41st Division received a major disappointment. It was designated a replacement division and did not go to combat as a unit. The majority of its infantry personnel went to the.
Where they served throughout the war. Was attached to the 32nd Division and saw action at the. Third Battle of the Aisne.
The 146th and 148th of the 66th Field Artillery Brigade were attached as corps artillery units and participated in the battles of. Private Willie F Frenger's records can be view on Ancestory - there is a Passenger List from NJ Port of Embarkation where he is headed to France with the 147th FA on the SS Lapland White Star Lines / similar Passenger list June 1919 from St. Nazaire France to Brooklyn, NY. This set of Personnel Identification Disks are absolutely museum grade, further research can be done, and they would be nearly impossible to upgrade. Let the photos do the talking for this original gem!Authentic original period piece - not a reproduction. Please take the time to see the hundreds of other period pieces we have listed. Large inventory at a huge discount - NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED - DISCOUNTS FOR QUANTITY! Gunboat Park Surplus & Militaria is liquidating thousands of square feet of warehouse space to make room for new inventory - we have uncovered pallet upon pallet of forgotten hoards of WWI, WWII, & Vietnam Period field gear, uniforms, and more! We must move this inventory fast and at deep discounts; watch for our NO RESERVE auctions and listings at below dealer wholesale price.
Your trusted militaria dealer since 2010. The item "WWI US Army Personnel Identification 146th Field Artillery'Pt. Willie Frenger" is in sale since Sunday, May 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear".
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