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Catalog Number 1940.2.5
Object Name Belt, Accessory
Accession number 1940.2
Description Souvenir Belt with 18 Belgian Buttons

From the service of 1st Lt. William T. Fitzsimons, Medical Officer's Reserve Corps, U.S. Army Base Hospital #5 Operating with British Hospital #10. Fitzsimons was the first American Officer killed in the War. He and 3 privates were killed in a bombing on September 4, 1917.
People Fitzsimons, William T.
Subjects World War 1
Belts (Clothing)