Headstone of Private Van Buren Porcher at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

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Title

Headstone of Private Van Buren Porcher at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Alternative Title

Headstone of Pvt. Van Porcher

Subject

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

Description

The headstone of Private Van Buren Porcher (d. 1944), who was born in Alachua County, Florida. Porcher was married twice in Gainesville: first to Taresa May Aldridge in 1933 and then to Hattie Smith in 1939. After enlistment, Pvt. Porcher was assigned to the U.S. Army's 448th Quartermaster Troop Transport Company on May 28, 1943. While serving in World War II, Pvt. Porcher was Killed in Action (KIA) on September, 2, 1944. He is currently buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Creator

Anderson, Dwight

Source

Digital reproduction of original GRid=56374900">color digital image by Dwight Anderson.

Date Created

ca. 2014-11-26

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

Dones, Abraham, Jr.
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56374900" target="_blank">Pvt Van B Porcher." Find A Grave. http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56374900.
"Van Buren Porcher." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRZ9-JLY.
"Van Buren Porcher." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRZ6-879.

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