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Brass Bracelet

Seaman First Class Raymond Gesiakowski enlisted in 1942 and served aboard Abbot from 23 April 1943 through 23 October 1945.  While aboard, he made a bracelet from an expended shell casing, which he gave to his niece.

Description: 1” high × 4½” long, curved to fit a 2” wrist.
Initials “P” & “K”, and a heart with “PAT” engraved inside.

Courtesy of John Gesiakowski

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