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Catalog Number 03012
Object Name Certificate
Description Certificate from France to Mrs. Lou Gruber in memory of her son Floyd C. Groover, Private, 56th Company, 14th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, three sheets.

Certificate, Text in French: "To the memory of Floyd C. Groover of the United States of America who died for Liberty during the Great War; For those who devoutly died for their country it is right that the people come and pray at their tombs." 19.5" x 12".

Documentation of the interpretation of symbolical drawing and translation of inscription. 8" x 10.5"

Certificate, soldier kneeling before Columbia, "Columbia gives to her son the accolade of the new chivalry of humanity. Floyd C. Groover, Private, 56th Company, 163rd Depot Brigade, served with honor in the World War and died in the service of this country. 21.75" x 18"

Source Gruber, Mrs. Lou
Received Date 08/01/1965
Collection WW I
Search Terms World War I