From the collection of the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks.
bracelet, commemorative POW*MIA
Commemorative POW*MIA bracelet dedicated to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Gordon Samuel Perisho. The bracelet bears engraved inscriptions specifying LCDR Perisho's military rank, name, branch of service, casualty date, theater of military operations, & home state of record which read, "LCDR. GORDON S. PERISHO / USN 12-31-67 NVN / IL". The artifact was left at The Wall by an anonymous donor between May - June 1990.
COMMEMORATIVE POW*MIA BRACELET DEDICATED TO U.S. NAVY LIEUTENANT COMMANDER (LCDR) GORDON SAMUEL PERISHO. THE OBJECT CONSISTS OF A FLAT STRIP OF RECTANGULARLY SHAPED, RED COLORED ALUMINUM [?] METAL WITH ROUNDED ENDS BENT INTO A ROUGHLY CIRCULAR SHAPE TO FORM A BRACELET. AN ENGRAVED INSCRIPTION AT THE EXTERIOR, OBVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE BRACELET BEARS LCDR PERISHO'S MILITARY RANK, NAME, BRANCH OF SERVICE, CASUALTY DATE, & THEATER OF MILITARY OPERATIONS, "LCDR. GORDON S. PERISHO / USN 12-31-67 NVN", WHILE A SECONDARY INSCRIPTION ENGRAVED UPON THE EXTERIOR, REVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE BRACELET BEARS THE TWO (2) LETTER ABBREVIATION FOR LCDR PERISHO'S HOME STATE OF RECORD, "IL".
Text of the engraved inscriptions upon the exterior object surfaces is transcribed in full, as follows: [Exterior, obverse object surface, engraved inscription] "LCDR. GORDON S. PERISHO / USN 12-31-67 NVN" / [Exterior, reverse object surface, engraved inscription] "IL"
Item Weight: 4.9g
Item Width: 1.3cm
Item Depth: 6.7cm (Diameter) / 21.0cm (Circumference) / 5.0cm (Depth)