Headstone of Private Van Buren Porcher at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Headstone of Pvt. Van Porcher
World War II, 1939-1945
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.
Digital reproduction of original GRid=56374900">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
Dones, Abraham, Jr.
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