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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Mar 2022 2:44 p.m. PST

In 2012, Carrol Lundeen and his family donated a World War I footlocker. In 2016, when I started as curator, the footlocker was still locked.

So, here's the story…

Wright County Historical Society: link

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2022 3:34 p.m. PST

That's so neat! Such a wonderful find for that historical society.

And I noticed that Walter's rank insignia patch is for a staff sergeant which means he was a senior enlisted in the 90th Aero Squadron, even though the sergeant's stripes carry the crossed flags of the Signal Corps. During WW1, the AEF's aircraft units "belonged" to the Army Signal Corps.


Raynman Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2022 9:47 p.m. PST


Grumble8710604 Jul 2022 8:02 p.m. PST


Which Wright County is it? Iowa? Minnesota? Somewhere else?

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