Army Bronze Rifle Prize, "AEF" (Delmar Rippey, 5th Marines"
Army Bronze Rifle Prize, with top bar “A.E.F.”, engraved “Cpl/Delmar Rippey/5th Marines”.
Rippey enlisted in 1917 and served as a Range NCO with the 5th Marines in France. He appears in Marine Corps records as “Delmer”. Born in 1897 in Indiana, Rippey died in September 1972 in Pipe Creek, Texas.