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Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by Slinger646, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. Slinger646

    Slinger646 King of Sling

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    What are some sources to find info on family Vets, like medals awarded, etc. My cousins and i were talking about recreating pops' WW2 medals, insignia, etc that were lost in a fire c.1955 All we know is he was a BAR operator in the 4th marine Division
     

  2. jerryd

    jerryd

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    Go to http://vetrecs.archives.gov or try www.nara.gov/regional/stlouis.html You have to fill out a form on line need to know selective service no. took me about 3 weeks , good luck you father will be happy! After you get the records try going to medals america and get them and also a shadow box to display them it would make him PROUD!:) :) ;? ;?
     
  3. RussP

    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

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