Headstone of Private Francis D. Jordan at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Headstone of Pvt. Francis Jordan
World War II, 1939-1945
The headstone of Francis D. Jordan (ca. 1918- 1945). Jordan was born in New York on September 15, 1918, but he migrated to Florida sometime after 1930, where he married his wife, Elise Barfield. Francis enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 11, 1944, at Camp Blanding. He was apart of the 274th infantry Regiment of the 70th Infantry Division. Pvt. Francis was Killed in Action (KIA) on February 14, 1945, during his service in France, and is currently buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. After his death, Pvt. Francis was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the American Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.
Digital reproduction of original GRid=56373345">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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