John Albert Pearce

10 Jun 1920 - 21 Aug 1970

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John Albert Pearce

10 Jun 1920 - 21 Aug 1970
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The burial record of John Albert Pearce. Cemetery: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Quadrant II, Location: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States. Birth: 10 Jun 1920, Death: 21 Aug 1970.
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John Albert Pearce

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Died:

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Quadrant II

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION X SITE 1423
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftsamhouston.asp
Address: 1520 HARRY WURZBACH ROAD SAN ANTONIO, TX 78209
Phone: (210) 820-3891
VA ID: 708058

Source

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II

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PLT SGT - US MARINE CORPS - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US MARINE CORPS

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION X SITE 1423

Life timeline of John Albert Pearce

1920
John Albert Pearce was born on 10 Jun 1920
John Albert Pearce was 10 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
John Albert Pearce was 24 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
John Albert Pearce was 37 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
John Albert Pearce was 49 years old when During the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21.5 hours on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit.
John Albert Pearce died on 21 Aug 1970 at the age of 50

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