Bruce B Herlihy (1921 - 1985)

Bruce B Herlihy
1921 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Bruce B Herlihy was born on September 16, 1921. He died on September 16, 1985 at 64 years of age. We know that Bruce B Herlihy had been residing in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, California 90670.

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Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, California 90670
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Riverside National Cemetery Section 20A Site 2932, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside, California 92518
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TECH 5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Bruce B Herlihy died on September 16, 1985 at age 64. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 20A Site 2932, Riverside, California. He was born on September 16, 1921. We have no information about Bruce's surviving family. We know that Bruce B Herlihy had been residing in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, California 90670.
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In 1921, in the year that Bruce B Herlihy was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1933, by the time he was only 12 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1945, Bruce was 24 years old when on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

In 1974, he was 53 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1985, in the year of Bruce B Herlihy's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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