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April 29, 2013

New Jersey librarian tackling medal mystery

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Somerset —

  Obviously, the service medals were awarded to residents of Perth Amboy who answered the call when the United States entered World War 1. World War I was a global war centered in Europe that began on July 28, 1914 and lasted until November 11,1918. The United States entered the war in April 1917.
 (If any of our readers has a relative who served in World War I and was honored by the city of Perth Amboy, please contact Bill Mardis at 451-4919).

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