Roy Elwood Curry

3 Jun 1889 - 20 Oct 1954

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Roy Elwood Curry

3 Jun 1889 - 20 Oct 1954
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The burial record of Roy Elwood Curry. Cemetery: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Location: Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States. Birth: 3 Jun 1889, Death: 20 Oct 1954.

Life Information

Roy Elwood Curry

Born:
Died:

Fort Logan National Cemetery

4400 West Kenyon Avenue
Denver, Denver, Colorado
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. LOGAN NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION J SITE 64
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftlogan.asp
Address: 4400 WEST KENYON AVENUE DENVER, CO 80236
Phone: (303) 761-0117
VA ID: 815587

Military Service

FIREMAN 1ST CLASS (NON PETTY OFFICER )
US NAVY
WORLD WAR I

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F1 - US NAVY - WORLD WAR I

Rank

FIREMAN 1ST CLASS (NON PETTY OFFICER )

Branch

US NAVY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR I

Plot

SECTION J SITE 64

Life timeline of Roy Elwood Curry

1889
Roy Elwood Curry was born on 3 Jun 1889
Roy Elwood Curry was 2 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Roy Elwood Curry was 19 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Roy Elwood Curry was 25 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Roy Elwood Curry was 39 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Roy Elwood Curry was 50 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.
Roy Elwood Curry was 52 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. Nazi Germany is the common English name for Germany between 1933 and 1945, when Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party (NSDAP) controlled the country through a dictatorship. Under Hitler's rule, Germany was transformed into a totalitarian state that controlled nearly all aspects of life via the Gleichschaltung legal process. The official name of the state was Deutsches Reich until 1943 and Großdeutsches Reich from 1943 to 1945. Nazi Germany is also known as the Third Reich, from German Drittes Reich, meaning "Third Realm" or "Third Empire", the first two being the Holy Roman Empire and the German Empire. The Nazi regime ended after the Allied Powers defeated Germany in May 1945, ending World War II in Europe.
Roy Elwood Curry died on 20 Oct 1954 at the age of 65

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