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Pvt Henry Autler, USMC

77th Company, 6th Machine Gun Battalion, #108216


The History of the Sixth Machine Gun Battalion lists Private Henry Autler, in the 77 Company roster dated 15 Mar 1918. He does not appear on 77 Co's Armistice roster. The History indicates that he was wounded at Chateau-Thierry (Belleau Wood) on 15 June 1918.

The single dogtag shown above was recently sold in open auction, with no provenance provided. Tag may or may not be authentic. Compare with tag of Sgt Otto Pedt, also recently sold at auction without supporting documentation.

To the best of our knowledge, AEF tags displayed neither rank nor unit, and this tag displays both.



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