Headstone of Private James Robert Maddox at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Headstone of Pvt. James Maddox
World War II, 1939-1945
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.
Digital reproduction of original GRid=56373914">color digital image by Dwight Anderson.
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Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 color digital image
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Dinozé, France
Originally created by Dwight Anderson.
Copyright to this resource is held by Dwight Anderson and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Project
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