Wheeler S Ashford

15 Aug 1898 - 19 Dec 1955

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Wheeler S Ashford

15 Aug 1898 - 19 Dec 1955
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The burial record of Wheeler S Ashford. Cemetery: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Location: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States. Birth: 15 Aug 1898, Death: 19 Dec 1955.
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Wheeler S Ashford

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Died:

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
United States

Military Service

SECOND LIEUTENANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR I
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2 LT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR I

Rank

SECOND LIEUTENANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR I

Plot

SECTION AJ SITE 697

Life timeline of Wheeler S Ashford

1898
Wheeler S Ashford was born on 15 Aug 1898
Wheeler S Ashford was 5 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Wheeler S Ashford was 14 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Wheeler S Ashford was 22 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.
Wheeler S Ashford was 41 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.
Wheeler S Ashford was 47 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Wheeler S Ashford died on 19 Dec 1955 at the age of 57

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