Headstone of Private James Robert Maddox at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Private James Robert Maddox at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Pvt. James Maddox

Subject

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

Description

The headstone of Private James Robert Maddox (1924-1944). In 1924, Maddox was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Claude Haskell Maddox, Sr. (b. 1895) and Nita P. Maddox (b. 1900). Maddox was the oldest of three with two brothers, William Maddox and Claude Haskell Maddox, Jr. The Maddox family moved from Columbia, South Carolina, to Tallahassee, Florida, sometime between 1930 and 1940. On February 27, 1943, Maddox enlisted into the U.S. Army's 15th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division at Camp Blanding. This regiment served in Licata, Salerno, and Anzio, Italy, from 1943 to 1944. The regiment landed in southern France on August 15, 1944. Pvt. Maddox was Killed in Action (KIA) on October 9, 1944. He is buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Digital reproduction of original GRid=56373914">color digital image by Dwight Anderson.

Date Created

ca. 2014-07-18

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

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Dinozé, France

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

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 American Cemetery and Memorial Project

Curator

Stanley, Allison
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56373914" target="_blank">Pvt James R Maddox." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56373914.
"Bobbie Maddox." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SPZC-N6W.
"J Robert Maddox." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTCM-11F.

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