Headstone of Captain Lee Silver at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Captain Lee Silver at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Capt. Lee Silver

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Original color digital image by Dwight Anderson: Private Collection of Dwight Anderson. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56375510&PIpi=95585694.

Date Created

ca. 2014-01-21

Contributor

Anderson, Dwight

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

1 color digital image

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Dinozé, France

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Dwight Anderson.

Rights Holder

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

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Blount, Ryan
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"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.

Transcript

LEE SILVER
CAPT 232 INF 42 DIV
FLA DEB 23 1945

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