Graves Registration Service marked dog tags (Luxembourg)

These GRS marked dog tags were dug up in Luxembourg, in a so-called dump pit. Holes were dug up in the ground to throw all kinds of rubbish in. Medical waste, used clothing and also GRS waste, like thse dog tags. They were temporarely grave markers and/or used to mark documents with the deceased soldiers’ information. The US Graves Registration Companies handled all death: from their own US soldiers to fellow Allied soldiers to Germans.

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Map of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg area where the Graves Registration Service dogtags were found.

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