Melvin Hodge Jr

19 Mar 1951 - 26 Dec 1999

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Melvin Hodge Jr

19 Mar 1951 - 26 Dec 1999
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The burial record of Melvin Hodge Jr. Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Location: St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Birth: 19 Mar 1951, Death: 26 Dec 1999.

Life Information

Melvin Hodge Jr

Born:
Died:

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Road
St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: 1A::993
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp
Phone: 314-845-8320

Military Service

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM WAR

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US MARINE CORPS PFC VIETNAM

Rank

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

Branch

US MARINE CORPS

Conflicts

VIETNAM WAR

Plot

1A::993

Life timeline of Melvin Hodge Jr

1951
Melvin Hodge Jr was born on 19 Mar 1951
Melvin Hodge Jr was 14 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.
Melvin Hodge Jr was 28 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Melvin Hodge Jr was 35 years old when Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission: Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board. The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011. Its official name, Space Transportation System (STS), was taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development.
Melvin Hodge Jr died on 26 Dec 1999 at the age of 48

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