World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Force Personnel from Palm Beach, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties
World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing
World War II, 1939-1945
A list of U.S. Army servicemen reporter either killed or missing during World War II. This particular page shows servicemen from Palm Beach County, Pasco County, and Pinellas County, Florida. A notable soldier listed in this record is Private Hubert Cody Gibson (1921-1945), who was designated DOW, meaning that he died of wounds sustained during his service. 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.
Digital reproduction of original record, 1946.
Original census record by Birdie Lightfoot, April 16, 1940: National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
Is Part Of
National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Palm Beach County, Florida
Pasco County, Florida
Pinellas County, Florida
Originally published by the U.S. Department of War.
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Epinal Cemetery Project
"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&.