Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell

16 Aug 1923 - 28 Aug 1960

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Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell

16 Aug 1923 - 28 Aug 1960
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The headstone of Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell. Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis: General Cemetery, Location: Rookwood, Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia. Birth: 16 Aug 1923, Death: 28 Aug 1960.

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Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell

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Rookwood Necropolis: General Cemetery

Hawthorne Avenue
Rookwood, Rookwood, New South Wales
Australia

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1923
Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell was born on 16 Aug 1923
Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell was 7 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell was 22 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.
Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell was 30 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Corporal Joseph Lawrence Russell died on 28 Aug 1960 at the age of 37

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