David Girdwood Gerrard (1914 - 1944)

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David Girdwood Gerrard
1914 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
David Girdwood Gerrard was born around 1914. He died on July 4, 1944 at 30 years old.

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David Girdwood Gerrard

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Girdwood

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'g/22106' Beny-sur-mer Canadian War Cemetery,

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Service number: France
Rank: Lance Sergeant
Regiment: north Shore (new Brunswick) Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: R.c.i.c.

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David Girdwood Gerrard passed away on July 4, 1944 at 30 years of age. He was buried in 'g/22106' Beny-sur-mer Canadian War Cemetery. He was born around 1914. There is no information about David's immediate family.
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1914 - 1944 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that David Girdwood Gerrard was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1924, by the time he was just 10 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1928, when he was merely 14 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, by the time he was 18 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1944, in the year of David Girdwood Gerrard's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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Donald Gerrard
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Dudley Scarfe Gerrard
around 1883 - Feb 17, 1917
E Gerrard
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E Gerrard
Died: Sep 13, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1867 - May 10, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1896 - Jul 26, 1918
Edward Gerrard
around 1896 - Aug 1, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1911 - Feb 8, 1942
Emma Gerrard
around 1895 - Sep 29, 1940
Eric Nicholas Gerrard
around 1912 - Apr 5, 1942
Ernest Dundas Gerrard
around 1890 - Jul 20, 1917
F Gerrard
Died: Jul 8, 1916
F Gerrard
Died: Apr 13, 1917
F Gerrard
Died: Aug 13, 1915
F W Gerrard
Died: Oct 26, 1917
Frank Gerrard
Died: Jun 28, 1917
Frederick Gerrard
around 1886 - May 3, 1915
Frederick Eustace Gerrard
around 1894 - Jun 5, 1916
G Gerrard
Died: Dec 27, 1918
G S Gerrard
Died: Aug 12, 1919

Other Bios

Donald Gerrard
around 1914 - Aug 6, 1943
Dudley Scarfe Gerrard
around 1883 - Feb 17, 1917
E Gerrard
Died: Oct 4, 1918
E Gerrard
Died: Sep 13, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1867 - May 10, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1896 - Jul 26, 1918
Edward Gerrard
around 1896 - Aug 1, 1917
Edward Gerrard
around 1911 - Feb 8, 1942
Emma Gerrard
around 1895 - Sep 29, 1940
Eric Nicholas Gerrard
around 1912 - Apr 5, 1942
Ernest Dundas Gerrard
around 1890 - Jul 20, 1917
F Gerrard
Died: Jul 8, 1916
F Gerrard
Died: Apr 13, 1917
F Gerrard
Died: Aug 13, 1915
F W Gerrard
Died: Oct 26, 1917
Frank Gerrard
Died: Jun 28, 1917
Frederick Gerrard
around 1886 - May 3, 1915
Frederick Eustace Gerrard
around 1894 - Jun 5, 1916
G Gerrard
Died: Dec 27, 1918
G S Gerrard
Died: Aug 12, 1919
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