Grouping, Sgt. Raymond Vander Geeten, USAAF
Genuine WWII USAAF grouping, which belonged to Sgt. Raymond J. Vander Geeten. This set is made up of his original US Army Air Forces Aircrew Badge (clutch back), one of his 'dog tags' (Catholic, blood type AB), his US Army Air Force garrisson cap, his belt and various insignias.
Raymond Joseph Vander Geeten was born on November 17, 1920 in Crystal Falls, Michigan. He joined the US Army on March 5, 1941 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with service number 16008770 and was posted to the Air Corps. He passed away on December 18, 1996 and was buried in Green Bay, Wisconsin.