Package of Great Grandfather’s WWI Military Items Stolen from Fort Bragg Soldier

WNCN is reporting that a Fort Bragg soldier living in Fayetteville is offering a $500 reward  after he said someone stole a package containing his great grandfather’s  World War I military items. Ben White said the box on his porch contained the following items of his great-grandfather’s:

  • Blue denim duffel bag marked “PVT Geo. M. White, England/France, 1916/1917” and “HOLD”
  • U.S. Army Brodie helmet (M1917)
  • Boots
  • Gas mask bag
  • Medical bag

White said he is currently serving in the Army just like his grandfathers before him, and that he is stationed at Fort Bragg. Photo credit: Ben White

Author: Mike Jackson