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The order of the Cootie and Cootiette

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Military and Wartime3863 of 6065WW1 trench art planeUS Victory Medal With "Maltese Cross"
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Posted 5 years ago


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My grandfather was a WW1 Veteran and he was a member of the VFW My grandmother was a member VFW Auxiliary. They both were members of a club called The Order of the Cootie & Cootiette. A earlier post by Militarist goes more into detail about this strange club. My grandparents seem to enjoyed belonging to this club as they traveled all over the US for the Cootie conventions.


  1. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you petey, scottvez, inky
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you mustangtony, ho2cultcha
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you Kevin
  4. Militarist Militarist, 5 years ago
    I love it tt. I just got back from the dentist (root canal) to find I got out bid on ebay but this is great.
  5. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Militarist, Thank you I had long forgotten about my grandparents belonging to the Cootie Club until you had posted the cooties medal. I guess cooties isn't something we think about everyday!!!!
  6. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you officialfuel
  7. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you mikkoChristmas11, Designer
  8. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you Kerry10456, BELLIN68, PDAM, walksoftly, Hunter
  9. kerry10456 kerry10456, 5 years ago
    Your welcome ttomtucker. I found a couple references to your "Tommy Tucker" watch. But nothing to the origin of what it might be related to. I will continue to research it, maybe I'll get lucky.

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