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Catalog Number 1940.2.4
Object Name Belt, Sam Browne
Accession number 1940.2
Description Shell Damaged Sam Browne Belt

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)