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samantha Report 11 Jul 2014 13:08

tying to find relatives of L C FRAY..SERVICE NUMBER ..6847898 ... SO can return dog tag..


patchem Report 12 Jul 2014 09:25

No L C Fray's showing on free bmd.

What country, please?


patchem Report 12 Jul 2014 09:31

Did they have dog tags back then?

U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 about Louis C Fray
Name: Louis C Fray
State Filed: Connecticut
Widow: Alice A Fray
Roll number: T288_161

No, think he was an invalid in 1879, then she was a widow in 1904


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2014 11:15

From a different thread, the dog tags found in Plymouth are believed to be related to WW2 serviceman