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World War I St. Louis Commemorative Lighter of Howard Wilkinson, Sr.

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Identifier: 1996-136-0001

Title: World War I St. Louis Commemorative Lighter of Howard Wilkinson, Sr.

Description: World War I commemorative lighter presented to members of the 35th Division, St. Louis upon their return to St. Louis in 1919. Rectangular bronze lighter with the statue of St. Louis on one side and allegorical figures representing the United States and France on the other. Inscribed "St. LOUIS TO THE FRONT" and "FROM A GRATEFUL CITY TO HER GALLANT SONS" Presented to Howard Wilkinson for his service during the war.

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Dates: 1919

Type(s): Lighter

Maker/Creator: Charles Pillet

Subjects: World War, 1914-1918

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