Walter Reuben Shortt

1 Apr 1943 - 21 Mar 1966

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Walter Reuben Shortt

1 Apr 1943 - 21 Mar 1966
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The burial record of Walter Reuben Shortt. Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Location: St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Birth: 1 Apr 1943, Death: 21 Mar 1966.

Life Information

Walter Reuben Shortt

Born:
Died:

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Road
St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: G::86
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp
Phone: 314-845-8320

Military Service

CORPORAL
US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM WAR

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US MARINE CORPS CPL VIETNAM

Rank

CORPORAL

Branch

US MARINE CORPS

Conflicts

VIETNAM WAR

Plot

G::86

Life timeline of Walter Reuben Shortt

1943
Walter Reuben Shortt was born on 1 Apr 1943
Walter Reuben Shortt was 15 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Walter Reuben Shortt died on 21 Mar 1966 at the age of 22

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