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TAG – DOG – PAIR OF TWO HOLE: …(A) FOR “EARL CARLINGTON/ U.S.A.”, NO SN. THIS TAG WAS ISSUED BEFORE SERIAL NUMBERS WERE AUTHORIZED (ORDER CAME OUT FEB, 1918). THEY WERE USUALLY REPLACED WITH THESE DESTROYED. FIRST PAIR WE HAVE HAD WITHOUT SN.; …(B) FOR “TOBISH WILLIAM/ 1647287″(NO “U.S.A.”) – VERY ODD, BUT MOST LIKELY FOR CAMP DEVONS, MASS, RESERVED FOR 14TH ENGINEERS. SERIAL NUMBERS ARE A DIFFICULT STUDY, BUT IT HAS BEEN DONE. WE KNOW BLOCKS OF NUMBERS WERE ASSIGNED THOSE ALREADY OVERSEAS, TO CAMPS WHERE DIVISIONS WERE ASSEMBLED AND SPECIALIZED UNITS. AFTER MARCH OF 1918 THEY WERE ASSIGNED A SN WHEN THEY ENLISTED. CHOICE.