Headstone of Private Rufus H. Lennon, Jr. at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Private Rufus H. Lennon, Jr. at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Pvt. Lennon

Subject

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

Description

The headstone of Private Rufus H. Lennon Jr. Lennon (1921-1944), a soldier from Bradenton, Florida. Lennon was born in 1921 to Rufus H. Lennon, Sr. and Bertha Lennon. On November 21, 1940, he enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 19. Pvt. Lennon served in the 180th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Infantry Division. Pvt. Lennon died in battle on September 21, 1944 in Lorraine, France, and was awarded a Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, American Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Original GRid=56373755">color digital image by Dwight Anderson: Private Collection of Dwight Anderson.

Date Created

ca. 2014-06-01

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

244 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

Hovey, Hampton
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56373755" target="_blank">Pvt Rufus H Lennon." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56373755.

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