Kenneth Sherman Hicks

14 May 1904 - 16 Feb 1951

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Kenneth Sherman Hicks

14 May 1904 - 16 Feb 1951
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The burial record of Kenneth Sherman Hicks. Cemetery: Fort Smith National Cemetery, Location: Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. Birth: 14 May 1904, Death: 16 Feb 1951.

Life Information

Kenneth Sherman Hicks

Born:
Died:

Fort Smith National Cemetery

522 Garland Ave
Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. SMITH NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION 1 SITE 34
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftsmith.asp
Address: 522 GARLAND AVENUE AND SOUTH 6TH ST FORT SMITH, AR 72901
Phone: (479) 783-5345
VA ID: 3045242

Military Service

CORPORAL
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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CPL - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

CORPORAL

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION 1 SITE 34

Life timeline of Kenneth Sherman Hicks

1904
Kenneth Sherman Hicks was born on 14 May 1904
Kenneth Sherman Hicks 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.
Kenneth Sherman Hicks was 16 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.
Kenneth Sherman Hicks was 35 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Kenneth Sherman Hicks was 41 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Kenneth Sherman Hicks died on 16 Feb 1951 at the age of 46

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