Headstone of Private First Class Samuel T. Williams at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Private First Class Samuel T. Williams at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Samuel T. Williams

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945
Army
Veterans--Florida
Cemeteries--Europe

Description

The headstone of Samuel T. Williams (1922-1945). A native of Eustis, Williams served as a Private First Class (PFC) in the U.S. Army during World War II. He died during his service in France and is currently buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. He is one of 85 Florida residents interned at Epinal. Williams was born in 1922. He enlisted in the Army on October 24, 1942, while attending UF. Williams was assigned to the 291st Infantry Regiment of the 75th Infantry Division. Williams' division arrived in Britain in November of 1944. They took part in a number of major battles, including the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 and 1945 and the Battle of Colmar Pocket in 1945. Williams died in combat around the Alsace-Lorraine region on February 3, 1945.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Original color digital image by Dwight Anderson: Private Collection of Dwight Anderson.

Publisher

Date Created

ca. 2010-08-07

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

316 KB

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Dinozé, France

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally Created by Dwight Anderson and published by Find A Grave.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dwight Anderson and Find A Grave and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Project

Curator

Barnes, Mark

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Dwight Anderson

External Reference

"PFC Samuel T Williams." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=williams&GSfn=samuel&GSmn=t&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GScntry=7&GSob=n&GRid=56376369&df=all&.
"World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from: Florida." National Archives and Record Administration. http://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/florida.html (accessed October 20, 2015).
"Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Reserve Corps Records)." National Archives and Record Administration. https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=929&mtch=1&cat=TS14&tf=F&sc=25005,25022,25006,25025,25007,25020,25028,25023&bc=,sl,fd&txt_25005=14077340&op_25005=0&nfo_25005=V,8,1900&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=111061 (accessed October 18, 2015).

Transcript

SAMUEL T. WILLIAMS
PFC 29HNF 75 DIV
FLORIDA FEB 3 1945

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1 color digital image

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