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Dog tag

Object Number: 
1937.33
Date: 
1918
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 0.3 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "JAMES R. CANNY/CORP./H.Q.C.O./165 INF./U.S.A./69 N.Y."; back: "89313"
Description: 
Circular tin tag; stamped with soldier's name and regiment numbers on front; with serial number on obverse.
Gallery Label: 
This dog tag was worn during World War I by James Canny, a soldier in the 69th New York Regiment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group