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Day: May 22, 2007

WWII Era Bracelet Found in Netherlands

WWII Era Bracelet Found in Netherlands

In December, Ben Pijls of Roggel, Netherlands, was walking through the Reichswald Forest. His metal detector picked up a silver bracelet. All the bracelet said was “Allan from Florence, Xmas 1942” and a service number. Pijls set off to see if he could locate the family. He contacted a Canadian website dealing in such matters. The story ran on the news. Maureen Torreiter happened to make note of the service number. Much to her surprise, it was that of her…

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