Private Francis D. Jordan

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Title

Private Francis D. Jordan

Alternative Title

Pvt. Francis Jordan

Subject

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

Description

Private Francis D. Jordan (ca. 1918- 1945), likely before his deployment to Europe during World War II. 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.

Source

Digital reproduction of original GRid=56373345">black and white photograph.

Date Created

ca. 1944-1945

Contributor

Anderson, Dwight

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Jacksonville, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

This resource is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Project

Curator

Ryschkewitsch, Sarah
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56373345" target="_blank">Pvt Francis D Jordan." Find A Grave. http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56373345.
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rlst=5306567,8306962,1398430" target="_blank">ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 34934006." Access to Archival Databases, National Archives. https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&
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