William Spikener

9 Nov 1914 - 24 Jul 1959

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William Spikener

9 Nov 1914 - 24 Jul 1959
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The burial record of William Spikener. Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Location: St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Birth: 9 Nov 1914, Death: 24 Jul 1959.

Life Information

William Spikener

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: D::2714
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp
Phone: 314-845-8320

Military Service

TECHNICAL 5
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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US ARMY TEC 5 WORLD WAR II

Rank

TECHNICAL 5

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

D::2714

Life timeline of William Spikener

1914
William Spikener was born on 9 Nov 1914
William Spikener was 15 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 Spikener was 25 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 Spikener was 30 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.
William Spikener died on 24 Jul 1959 at the age of 44

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