Headstone of Private Hubert Cody Gibson at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Private Hubert Cody Gibson at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Pvt. Hubert Gibson

Subject

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

Description

The headstone of Private Hubert Cody Gibson (1921-1945). Pvt. Gibson was born on June 16, 1921, in Sandersville, Georgia, to Frank Elizah Gibson and Jeanette Buelah Brantley. Pvt. Gibson enlisted in the U.S. Army in Florida as a private in the 191st Tank Battalion Division. He was wounded in action while he was deployed in France, and on May 10, 1945, he passed away. According to a listing of deaths from Palm Beach County, Pvt. Gibson was listed as passing away due to the wounds that he received. Pvt. Gibson was awarded a Purple Heart for his heroics, and buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

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=56372546&PIpi=90134237.

Date Created

ca. 2013-10-17

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

198 KB

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

Yates, William
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Pvt Hubert Cody Gibson." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Gibson&GSfn=Hubert&GSiman=1&GScid=1991677&GRid=56372546&.

Transcript

HUBERT C. GIBSON
PVT 191 TK BN
FLORIDA MAY 10 1945

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