US WORLD WAR ONE 26th YANKEE DIVISION REUNION ASSOCIATION UNIFORM ID’D TO WOUNDED 101ST AMMO TRAIN VETERAN

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Blue jacket with gold bullion 26th Yankee Division shoulder sleeve insignia, three gold bullion overseas chevrons on the left cuff equaling a year and a half service in France during World War one and a single gold bullion chevron on the right cuff representing the owner was wounded once. Jacket has lapel medallions for “26TH DIV” and “C. CO. 101ST AM TR.” Jacket has a maker’s label of O. Boucher, New Bedford, Mass. There is one pinhead sized moth hole at top center of back. Label in pocket has the maker’s name typed at top followed by “G. BROWN.”

With the jacket are gray trousers with blue leg stripe. Trouser label also has “O. BOUCHER” typed at top followed by another typed name of “F. W. O’LEARY.”

The name of G. Brown that is found in the jacket was too common a name to trace but the name in the trousers of F. W. O’Leary proved to be Francis W. O’Leary from New Bedford, Massachusetts and he did serve as a wagoner in Head Quarters Company of the 101st Ammo Train. [AD] [ph:L]

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