Bracelet returned 60 years later years ago
When Virginia Moore's husband was killed in action Jan. 14, 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge, he was wearing an identification bracelet she had given him.
Almost 60 years later, that bracelet was returned to a tearful Moore. Lorenzo Maierna, a Belgian police officer, traveled to Fort Myers FL, to give Moore the silver piece her husband, Marcus Comer, was wearing when he left to fight in 1944.
Maierna said he found the bracelet in a foxhole in a forest near Villers-la-Bonne-Eau, Belgium, while searching for WWII artifacts.
Moore agreed to return the bracelet to Maierna after her death for possible inclusion in a museum he plans to open. Comer's name and Army serial number were engraved on one side of the bracelet. The words, "Love Ginny" were on the other.