The following collections are items
owned, used or obtained by members of our nations armed forced, most of these
soldiers are from Salem, Massachusetts or New England. This includes complete collections as
well as individual named pieces.
T/4 Joseph Frank Stankiewicz of the
Headquarters and Service Company 331st Engineer Construction Battalion,
serving in World War II
Aviation Electrician's Mate Second Class John Michael
Plecinoga, served 1956 - 1962
Aviation Structural Mechanic (Hydraulics) Third Class
Peter Paul Plecinoga of VF-102 Diamondbacks, served between 1960-1963,
including the Cuban Missile Crisis aboard the USS Enterprise CVAN 65.
US Coast Guardsman Boleslaw Kulak served the duration
of World War II.
These are some of his photo's.
US Doughboy Walter W. Annable received this medal from
the City of Salem commemorating his service in World War I.
Edward F. Moran served during World War II, these are
his Next of Kin Dog Tags.
John S Cappuccio, served in
the US Navy during World War II aboard the USS Baldwin.
This uniform is complete with pants. There are embroidered name tags in
both. There are liberty cuffs and under the collar has "Shanghai China
1945". The Uniform has been modified for use with the Sea Scouts troop 44
from Salem, Mass and has a House of Seven Gables Patch on one shoulder
Leo H. LeBlanc was the Post Commander
of VFW Witch City Post 1524. This is a collection of his VFW Memorabilia.
The Grouping consists of his Post Commander 1976 - 77 cap, All-State Team
1976-77 Post Commander cap, National Aide-De-Camp 1977 Cap, Plain post 1524
cap which are all chock full of VFW pins. Two Medals: Past post commander
and state color guard. There are two neck tie pieces one has the VFW emblem
and the other is from the military order of the cootie. Also there are
several name tags loose pins and an unused decal.
William Bilicky, was a member of 47th Battery, 6th Sector Anti Aircraft
Artillery in World War I.
This Collection Is from a Soldier from
Lynn, Massachusetts. Who served with the 101st Airborne in Desert Storm.
The collection consists of a 101st Airborne subdued shoulder patch, a 187th
Infantry Brigade patch in Full Color and Subdued Patch. Pin on Rank for
corporal and Specialist. Battle Dress Combat Infantry Badge and Air Assault
Badge. It also has a commemorative Desert Storm Patch.
Electronic Warfare Technician Petty
Officer 1st Class J.L. Jones, served in the Navy in the Persian Gulf
The grouping consists of a Named size 21 1/2 Female enlisted cap, a
Electronic Warfare Technician Petty Officer 1st class rate, a Petty Officer
1st class jumpsuit collar insignia (Gold, which means 12 or more years of
good conduct) and a ribbon bar with a Navy Achievement, Good Conduct
with Silver Star (Fifth Award), National Defense, Southwest Asia Combat,
and Sea Service Medal with Bronze Star (second award)
Unknown Soldier, This unknown solder fought in World
His WWI Victory Medal has three clasps Musse-Argonne, St. Mihiel and
Defensive Sector, they were obtained with an unnamed Salem, Mass, City
Medal and discharge pin.
This is a collection from an unnamed World War II Staff Sergeant of the 102nd Field Artillery.
The collection consists of a Garrison Cap with artillery piping and 102nd
Field Artillery screw back unit insignia. a pair of late war staff sergeant
chevrons which were removed from a uniform. Two over seas removed. A 26th
Infantry patch. A ribbon bar with Purple Heart, American Defense and
European, African, Middle Eastern campaign ribbon with two battle stars and
separate world war II ribbon.