Headstone of Sergeant Marion C. Fordham, Jr. at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Sergeant Marion C. Fordham, Jr. at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Sgt. Fordham

Subject

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

Description

The headstone of Sergeant Marion C. Fordham, Jr., who lived in Tampa, Florida, when he enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 13, 1942. During World War II, Sgt. Fordham fought in the 397th Infantry Division of the 100th Infantry Regiment. He died near the town of Baccarat, France, at the foot of the Vosges mountains on November 12, 1944. Sgt. Fordham received the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy and is currently buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Original GRid=56372388">color digital image by Dwight Anderson: Private Collection of Dwight Anderson.

Date Created

ca. 2015-07-29

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

196 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

Carnes, Casey M.
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56372388" target="_blank">Sgt Marion C Fordham, Jr." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56372388.
"James Hutton." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTZK-4FV.
"M C Fordham Junior." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNVF-BZQ.

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