Captain Lee Silver
Capt. Lee Silver
World War II, 1939-1945
The headstone of Captain Lee Silver (ca. 1922-1945). Capt. Silver was born to in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Herman Silver and Bertha Silver, around 1922-1923. His parents were Herman Silver and Bertha Silver. By 1940, the Silver family had migrated to Miami, Florida, where Lee attended Miami Beach Senior High School. During World War II, Capt. Silver served in Company G, of the 42nd Infantry Division (42ID)'s 232rd Infantry Regiment. He died near the Haardt Mountains of France on February 23, 1945, and was awarded a Silver Star and a Purple Heart. Capt. Silver is currently buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France, with a Star of David headstone, indicating Jewish heritage.
Original black and white photographic print: Private Collection of Dwight Anderson. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56375510&PIpi=116774522.
Is Part Of
Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 black and white photographic print
Miami Beach, Florida
History Teacher; Civics/Government Teacher
Copyright to this resource is held by Dwight Anderson and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Epinal Cemetery Project
"Capt Lee Silver." Find A Grave. Accessed March 20, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=silver&GSfn=lee&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GScntry=7&GSob=n&GRid=56375510&df=all&.
"Lee Silver." National Archives and Records Administration. Accessed March 20, 2016. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTHZ-V67.
Daly, Hugh C. 42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division; A Combat History of World War II. Baton Rouge, La: Army & Navy Pub. Co, 1946. https://archive.org/details/42ndRainbowInfantryDivisionACombatHistoryOfWorldWarIi.