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Corporal James H. Mills and family - Fort Meade, Florida
He is leaning against post, left center.
Born in Fort Meade and entered service there in 1943. Assigned to the 3rd Division in the Anzio, Italy, beachhead south of Rome. Withdrawn from active duty after being wounded. Returned to Fort Meade to become a farmer, county wildlife office and later a contact with the Veterans' Administration in Gainesville, Florida. Died Nov. 11, 1973 after being beaten and run over by three men he and his caretaker had stopped to help. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lakeland, Florida. Recipient of the Medal of Honor.
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Corporal James H. Mills and family - Fort Meade, Florida. 1939 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/118149>, accessed 4 December 2022.
Corporal James H. Mills and family - Fort Meade, Florida. 1939 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/118149>