Edwina T Arft (1922 - 1995)

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Florida National Cemetery
Section 311 Site 587,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Hudson, Pasco County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1922 - In the year that Edwina T Arft was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

1936 - At the age of merely 14 years old, Edwina was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1943 - When she was 21 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1988 - She was 66 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

1995 - In the year of Edwina T Arft's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Edwina T Arft passed away on October 20, 1995 at age 73. There is no known cause of death for Edwina. She was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 311 Site 587, Bushnell, Fl. She was born on July 15, 1922. We are unaware of information about Edwina's family or relationships. We know that Edwina T Arft had been residing in Hudson, Pasco County, Florida.

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