Thomas Edward Chappell

15 May 1924 - 30 Sep 1963

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Thomas Edward Chappell

15 May 1924 - 30 Sep 1963
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The burial record of Thomas Edward Chappell. Cemetery: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Location: San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. Birth: 15 May 1924, Death: 30 Sep 1963.
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Thomas Edward Chappell

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Died:

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

1700 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, San Diego, California
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION X SITE 1953
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftrosecrans.asp
Address: P.O. BOX 6237 SAN DIEGO, CA 92166
Phone: (619) 553-2084
VA ID: 2036766

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

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AM1 - US NAVY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS

Branch

US NAVY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION X SITE 1953

Life timeline of Thomas Edward Chappell

1924
Thomas Edward Chappell was born on 15 May 1924
Thomas Edward Chappell was 15 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.
Thomas Edward Chappell was 21 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.
Thomas Edward Chappell was 29 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.
Thomas Edward Chappell died on 30 Sep 1963 at the age of 39

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