John Andrew Thompson

6 Oct 1903 - 7 Aug 1970

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John Andrew Thompson

6 Oct 1903 - 7 Aug 1970
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The burial record of John Andrew Thompson. Cemetery: Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Location: Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United States. Birth: 6 Oct 1903, Death: 7 Aug 1970.
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John Andrew Thompson

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Fort Bliss National Cemetery

5200 Fred Wilson Ave
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. BLISS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION I SITE 937
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftbliss.asp
Address: P.O. BOX 6342 5200 FRED WILSON AVENUE EL PASO, TX 79906
Phone: (915) 564-0201
VA ID: 539172

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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SGT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION I SITE 937

Life timeline of John Andrew Thompson

1903
John Andrew Thompson was born on 6 Oct 1903
John Andrew Thompson was 13 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
John Andrew Thompson was 17 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
John Andrew Thompson was 36 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
John Andrew Thompson was 37 years old when The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945. Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma and "incurably sick", as well as ethnic Poles and other Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah's Witnesses, resulting in up to 17 million deaths overall.
John Andrew Thompson was 50 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
John Andrew Thompson was 61 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
John Andrew Thompson died on 7 Aug 1970 at the age of 66

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