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Group of 5, PFC John Seiler, 8th Penn Infantry

Condition: Near VF

Group of five to PFC John M. Seiler, 8th Pennsylvania Infantry: Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “26902" (issued to Seiler in March 1921); Pennsylvania General Thomas J. Stewart Medal, Type 1, bronze; Pennsylvania Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “10501" (ribbon tattered); York Mexican Border Service Medal for Company A, 8th Pennsylvania Infantry (on a heavily worn Pennsylvania Mexican Border Service Medal ribbon); Pennsylvania Marksman Badge, with bar “Marksman 1 Year”, Governor Tener, numbered “3701" and dated “1914" on the edge; pendant only of a Pennsylvania Marksman Badge. With a copied photograph of Seiler in uniform.

PFC Seiler was born in McKees Half Falls in June 1892 and enlisted in York in 1913. After service on the Mexican Border with the 8th Pennsylvania Infantry, he served in France from 18 November 1918 through 17 May 1919 with hospital units.

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Group of 8 to Edward Barker, Mass Vol Militia

Condition: VF

Group of eight to Corporal Edward Barker, Jr., Massachusetts Volunteer Militia:  Spanish War Service Medal , numbered "8474" (issued to Barker in Wakefield, MA); Massachusetts Marksman Badge, with "bullet" dated "1894"; Massachusetts Third Class Marksman Badge, 1897; Massachusetts Third Class Marksman Badge 1899, silver and enamel; Massachusetts Second Class Marksman Badge, 1897, silver and enamel; Massachusetts Second Class Marksman Badge 1898; Massachusetts Sharpshooter Badge, 1899, silver; Massachusetts Sharpshooter Badge, with top bar "1900" and bars "1901" and "1902". 

Barker entered federal service in May 1898 and was mustered out in November 1898.

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Group of three, Don MacDonald

Condition: VF

World War I Victory Medal, no clasp; France World War I Commemorative Medal; American Legion delegate's badge, 22nd National Convention, Boston ,1940, with hand-written name tag "Don MacDonald". With a matching ribbon bar. Some ribbon wear.

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Group of three: John Getz, 18th Pennsylvania Inf

Condition: Near VF

Group of three to John G. Getz, Company G, 18th Pennsylvania Infantry: Spanish War Service Medal, numbered “15144" (missing the pin shank), with ribbon bar; United Spanish War Veterans membership badge, numbered “B9804" on the reverse of the top bar, marked “Jos. Mayer/Makers”; Military Order of the Serpent membership badge, first class. With a United Spanish War Veterans fob.

Getz, from Pittsburgh, was mustered in on 11 May 1898 and mustered out with his company on 22 October 1898.
 

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Group to Frank Castro, 47th US Volunteers

Condition: VF

Group of three to Private Frank Castro, 47th US Volunteers:   Philippine Campaign Medal, Army, numbered "M.No.3095"; Missouri Spanish-American War Service Medal, in its original issue box; miniature United Spanish War Veterans membership medal, in its original box of issue, with "received March 11th/40" on the top; a small gilt and enamel 8th Corps badge, pin-back. With a bronze coin, buffed smooth, engraved on one side "Found/by/Frank Castro/In Legaspi/Luzon/Pi".

Frank Castro was born in St. Louis and enlisted in Philadelphia. He served from September 1899 through July 1901, participating in actions at Cabusay, Libog, Tollgate and Legaspi. In 1909, Castro entered a National Home for Disabled Veteran Soldiers, but left in 1912 at his own request. His disability must not have too severe, as he lived until January 1957.

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Group to Horatio Douglass, 2nd NY Vol Infantry

Condition: Near VF

Group to Corporal Horatio S. Douglass, 2nd New York Infantry: New York Spanish-American War Service Medal, numbered "4282" on the brooch (ribbon loose at the brooch); United Spanish War Veterans 38th National Encampment Delegate's Badge, 1936; United Spanish War Veterans 9th Departmental Encampment Delegate's Badge, Binghamton, 1911; United Spanish War Veterans 13th Annual Department Encampment Badge, Saratoga Springs, 1916; United Spanish War Veterans 26th Departmental Encampment Delegate's Badge, Albany, 1938; United Spanish War Veterans 27th Departmental Encampment Delegate's Badge, Schenectady, 1939; United Spanish War Veterans 36th Annual Department Encampment Delegate's Badge, 1939; United Spanish War Veterans 28th Annual Department of Vermont Encampment Badge, 1940; Knights Templar Malta Jewel; plus two other Knights Templar badges.  The medals and ribbons show wear and age.

Douglass is on the roll of Company F, 2nd New York Volunteer Infantry, where he enlisted in May 1898 at Whitehall. He was mustered out with his company in October 1898. His unit did not leave the United States during the war. Born in 1869, Douglass died in December 1944. He is not on the roll for a federal Spanish War Service Medal.

 

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Group to Rupert Ely, 2nd PA Infantry Band

Condition: Near VF

Group to Rupert S. Ely, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry Band: Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “17764" (ribbon worn), with a ribbon bar; Pennsylvania Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “981" (ribbon worn through at the brooch). With a 2nd Pennsylvanian Infantry band collar device, screwback; Pennsylvania musician’s lyre collar device, pin-back (pin repaired); dog tag to Ely as “First Class Mus/Band 2 PA FA/USA/1917"; the reverse impressed “Border Service/Address/2046 S. 19th/Phila/RA”. With an American Federation of Musicians convention badge, Omaha, May 1912, pin-back; photograph of Ely in uniform in Texas carrying a French horn, annotated on the reverse “108th Field Art/Camp Stuart/On Mexican Border” and “After change in ratings, I was rated Mus. 1st Class - forfeited Cpl rating, same pay as Sgt $36 a mo., Cpl pay was $30.00 mo.”; photograph of the 108th Field Artillery Band on the Mexican Border; Ely’s 1918 draft registration certificate card.

Ely enlisted in June 1915. He was mustered in for service on the Mexican Border on 30 June 1916 and mustered out in February 1917.
 

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Unattributed MBS/WWI group of four

Condition: Near VF

Unattributed group of four: Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “36587”; World War I Victory Medal, with clasps “Somme, Defensive”, “Meuse-Argonne” and “Defensive Sector”; Pennsylvania Mexican Border Service Medal, numbered “12436” (on an incorrect ribbon); Pennsylvania World War I Service Medal, “National Guard” obverse. With a pair of screwback Battery D artillery enlisted collar discs.
 

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