To Receive Degree from U. of Florida
To Receive Degree from UF
University of Florida
An article published in The Panama City News-Herald about the graduation of Captain Aquilla A. Calhoun, Jr., a native of Panama City, from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Capt. Calhoun graduated from UF shortly before his enlistment in the U.S. Army Reserves and joining 92nd Field Artillery's 2nd Armored Division in Fort Benning, Georgia. He was a part of the Omaha Beach Normandy Invasion during World War II and played an integral part in liberating the town of Bresles, France. Capt. Calhoun died during his service in Northern 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.
Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "To Receive Degree from U. of Florida." The Panama City News-Herald, May 25, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39103540/?terms=Calhounn.
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Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 newspaper article
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Panama City, Florida
Originally published by The Panama City News-Herald.
Epinal Cemetery Project
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"To Receive Degree from U. of Florida." The Panama City News-Herald, January 18, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39103540/?terms=Calhoun.
"Miss Lillian Luke Becomes Bride of Lt. A. A. Calhoun In Lovely Eufaula Ceremony." The Panama City News-Herald, January 18, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/image/39092405/?terms=Calhoun.
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