Man Who Found 101-Year-Old WWI Medal as a Child Returns It to Family

A man who dug up a World War I medal as a child has reunited it with its proper owner, more than 100 years after it was lost. It was inscribed with the name A.G. Hammond, with one side reading, "The Great War for Civilisation 1914-1919." The medal was made to honor a 24-year-old soldier who'd been killed in 1917 while fighting in France. It had been sent to his widow, but got lost somewhere along the way.'s Keleigh Nealon ( has more.