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PFC Samuel Ray Spence

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Dublin Core

Title

PFC Samuel Ray Spence

Subject

Spence, Samuel Ray (1921-1945)
Soldiers - United States - Virginia - Shenandoah County

Description

Portrait of Pfc. Samuel Ray Spence wearing his U.S. Army uniform.

Pfc. Spence was married to Peggy Jo Hite in December 1940.

Pfc Spence served with the 18th infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division in Europe. He was killed in action at the Battle of the Bulge in 1945. He is buried in the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Liege, Belgium.

He received a Purple Heart.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

Labelled "Dec 1945" on box of plates.

Contributor

ID form from 2007 noted the identifier recognized the subject because the same photograph was displayed on the wall at the Woodstock American Legion Post. Identifier's name was illegible.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Identifier

011748

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negative

Citation

Morrison Studio, “PFC Samuel Ray Spence,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed June 17, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/39410.

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