William Russell Lauer

6 Jul 1908 - 3 Nov 1954

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William Russell Lauer

6 Jul 1908 - 3 Nov 1954
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The burial record of William Russell Lauer. Cemetery: Beverly National Cemetery, Location: Beverly, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. Birth: 6 Jul 1908, Death: 3 Nov 1954.

Life Information

William Russell Lauer

Born:
Died:

Beverly National Cemetery

916 Bridgeboro Rd
Beverly, Burlington, New Jersey
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: BEVERLY NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION P SITE 640
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/beverly.asp
Address: 916 BRIDGEBORO ROAD BRIDGEBORO ROAD BEVERLY, NJ 08010
Phone: (215) 504-5610
VA ID: 3331032

Military Service

SEAMAN 2ND CLASS
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

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S2 - US NAVY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SEAMAN 2ND CLASS

Branch

US NAVY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION P SITE 640

Life timeline of William Russell Lauer

1908
William Russell Lauer was born on 6 Jul 1908
William Russell Lauer was 6 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.
William Russell Lauer was 21 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
William Russell Lauer was 31 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.
William Russell Lauer was 33 years old when World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy made a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, intending to neutralize the United States Pacific Fleet from influencing the war Japan was planning to wage in Southeast Asia. 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.
William Russell Lauer died on 3 Nov 1954 at the age of 46

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