Wayne G Shearer

15 Sep 1924 - 28 Nov 1954

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Wayne G Shearer

15 Sep 1924 - 28 Nov 1954
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The burial record of Wayne G Shearer. Cemetery: Willamette National Cemetery, Location: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. Birth: 15 Sep 1924, Death: 28 Nov 1954.

Life Information

Wayne G Shearer

Born:
Died:

Willamette National Cemetery

11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION H SITE 1569
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/willamette.asp
Address: 11800 SE MT. SCOTT BOULEVARD PORTLAND, OR 97086
Phone: (503) 273-5250
VA ID: 1444451

Military Service

MAJOR
US ARMY
KOREAN WAR

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MAJOR - US ARMY - KOREA

Rank

MAJOR

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

KOREAN WAR

Plot

SECTION H SITE 1569

Life timeline of Wayne G Shearer

1924
Wayne G Shearer was born on 15 Sep 1924
Wayne G Shearer was 15 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.
Wayne G Shearer was 20 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Wayne G Shearer died on 28 Nov 1954 at the age of 30

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