Donald George Webb (1919 - 1944)

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Taukkyan War Cemetery 19. G. 5.,
Myanmar

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Service number: 273704
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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George

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Gate of Heaven Cemetery

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G Webb Cemetery

G Webb Cemetery

Linda Lea (Rudaitis) Webb

Linda Lea (Rudaitis) Webb

Richard A Webb

Richard A Webb

Florence Belle Breckenridge Webb McCall

Florence Belle Breckenridge Webb McCall

Melissa Cowan Webb

Melissa Cowan Webb

Terry Melcher, Doris Day and Jack Webb

Terry Melcher, Doris Day and Jack Webb

Van Webb relative

Van Webb relative

Van Webb

Van Webb

Melissa Gowan

Melissa Gowan

Van Webb

Van Webb

Janes Family Memorial East Hampton

Janes Family Memorial East Hampton

Hugh Edward Webb, Sr

Hugh Edward Webb, Sr

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Hugh Edward Webb, Sr Gate of Heaven Cemetery G Webb Cemetery Linda Lea (Rudaitis) Webb

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1919 - In the year that Donald George Webb was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1926 - Donald was only 7 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1932 - When he was merely 13 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1935 - He was 16 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1944 - In the year of Donald George Webb's passing, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

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Donald George Webb passed away on December 19, 1944 at 25 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Donald. He was buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery 19. G. 5., Myanmar. He was born around 1919. There is no information about Donald's immediate family.

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