6.86.5 b
Pin, military
1918 Approximate
Material: metal. Size: 5/8" diameter. Description: enameled metal disk cap pin - navy blue border - white inner border - red center, one chevron under "AEF" (American Expeditionary Force) - reverse: safety pin style closure. Part of U.S. Army Uniform, 6.86.1-8.
Waseca County Military - WWI. Worn by Frank Cahill of Janesville. He entered the U.S. Army in November of 1917. Private Cahill was a member of the 52nd Ammunition Train. Pin worn on a garrison cap (#6.86.5a) pinned to the front left side through a round buttonhole.