World War II Veteran Memorial at Bull Memorial Park

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Title

World War II Veteran Memorial at Bull Memorial Park

Alternative Title

WWII Veteran Memorial at Bull Memorial Park

Subject

Atlantic Beach (Fla.)
World War II, 1939-1945
Veterans--Florida
Memorials--Florida

Description

The World War II Veteran Memorial at Bull Memorial Park in Atlantic Beach, Florida. This memorial commemorates soldiers from the Atlantic Beach area who were killed during World War II. One notable soldier memorialized is Private first class Solomon Callis Sturdivant (1914-1945). Sturdivant was born to James Sturdivant and Mary Sturdivant on April 25, 1914, in Wytheville, Virginia. PFC Sturdivant was drafted by the U.S. Army on December 29, 1942, while he was residing in Atlantic Beach. During World War II, he served as a member of the 231st American Antiaircraft Artillery Searchlight Battalion. PFC Sturdivant was Killed in Action (KIA) in France on March 5, 1945. He is buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Source

Digital reproduction of original color digital image.

Date Created

ca. 2015-12-16

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Bull Memorial Park, Atlantic Beach, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

This resource is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Project

Curator

Dunn, Casey
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56375799" target="_blank">PFC Solomon C Sturdivant." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56375799.

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