Korean War US Army 174th MP Military Police Battalion 1st Lt Swagger Stick. Korean War US Army 174th MP Military Police Battalion 1st Lt Everett R Daves Swagger Stick, Painted Metal Shaft, Ornamental Fittings, 174th MP Officers Dress Branch Insignia & 1st Lieutenant Bar with a Very Scarce 174th Military Police Battalion Mini Distinctive Insignia Crest to the Pommel with Motto "Justitia Virtus", Overall Length is 23 1/2 Inches: 1st Daves was Everett Ronald Daves b.
4 Jun 1935 - d. 11 Jan 2022 who "retired as a Major from the US Army Reserve after 20 years of service" (see obituary below) - This Great Find Remains in Overall Worn Issued. Condition as Photographed with some loss of finish and a black electrical tape wrap toward the bottom of the stick shaft as seen - Recent Estate Acquisition & Presented as Acquired, Rare (Photo 17 Reference Only). The 174th Military Police Battalion, including Headquarters & Headquarters Company, Company A, Company B, and Company C were mobilized on October 17, 1950 during the Korean Conflict. Many officers and enlisted personnel were ordered to Korea as individual replacements.
The unit was released from active duty on May 10, 1953. Everett Ronald Daves, 86, of Topeka, KS died January 11, 2022.
He was born June 4, 1935, in Topeka, KS the son of Bruce and Dorothy (Robinson) Daves. Everett retired as a Major from the US Army Reserve after 20 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Capitol Post #1 in Topeka and Grace Community Church of Overbrook. Everett was a Journalist with the Topeka Capital Journal and later published his own newspaper, The Kansas Christian, for over 14 years. He married on October 14, 1989, at the Northland Christian Church.Other survivors include a son, daughter, six stepchildren, two sisters, along with five grandchildren and ten step-grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by two step-granddaughters.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a. Monday, January 17, 2022, at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home where his funeral service will begin at 11:00 a. Burial with military honors will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Check back often - we search estates and sources across the world to bring a fine selection of militaria.Please review all photos for details regarding the condition of the item listed - further condition information will be included in the listing as is relevant, if you need additional photographs or have questions regarding the condition please do not hesitate to ask. I describe all items to the best of my ability - please do not hesitate to ask any and all questions prior to the close of the listing. Mistakes very rarely occur - however if one does please rest assured that it will be corrected.