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Bill Jeffway

Want to identify WWI medal

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We hope to identify what medal this individual is wearing, as a way to then to try establish the individual's identity/name. This photo was taken in Poughkeepsie NY in 1917 or 1918. Thank you if anyone can help.

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Sharpshooters medal . . . a qualification badge, about as common as ants on sugar in an infantry unit.

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