Harry J Morton

13 Jan 1877 - 30 Dec 1930

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Harry J Morton

13 Jan 1877 - 30 Dec 1930
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The burial record of Harry J Morton. Cemetery: San Francisco National Cemetery, Location: San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. Birth: 13 Jan 1877, Death: 30 Dec 1930.
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Life Information

Harry J Morton

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Died:

San Francisco National Cemetery

1 Lincoln Blvd, Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, San Francisco, California
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION B SITE 1041
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/sanfrancisco.asp
Address: 1 LINCOLN BLVD PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
Phone: (650) 589-7737
VA ID: 1278905

Source

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

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SGT A 1ST BN CAL VOL - US ARMY - SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Plot

SECTION B SITE 1041

Life timeline of Harry J Morton

1877
Harry J Morton was born on 13 Jan 1877
Harry J Morton was 6 years old when Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people. Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption.
Harry J Morton was 19 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
Harry J Morton was 27 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Harry J Morton was 35 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Harry J Morton was 53 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
Harry J Morton died on 30 Dec 1930 at the age of 53

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