Tractors given to James H. Mills - Fort Meade, Florida

Tractors given to James H. Mills - Fort Meade, Florida


Image Number

  • FR0611

Year

  • Not before 1939

Series Title

General Note

  • 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 Withdrawn from active duty after being wounded.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.
  • Farming tools given to Corporal James H. Mills for his efforts in World War II. The gifts are on display in front of the Polk County Courthouse in Bartow.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Tractors given to James H. Mills - Fort Meade, Florida. Not before 1939. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/118151>, accessed 20 January 2019.

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Tractors given to James H. Mills - Fort Meade, Florida. Not before 1939. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jan. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/118151>.

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(State Archives of Florida)