Ernest Gerald Heath (1920 - 2002)

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Burial / Funeral

Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section CBEE Row 2 Site 86,
P.o. Box 6237, San Diego, Ca

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El Cajon, San Diego County, California

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: MM1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Gerald

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1920 - In the year that Ernest Gerald Heath was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1946 - When he was 26 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1948 - He was 28 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1970 - He was 50 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

1999 - By the time he was 79 years old, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Ernest Gerald Heath passed away on July 11, 2002 at age 82. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBEE Row 2 Site 86, San Diego, Ca. He was born on January 28, 1920. We have no information about Ernest's surviving family. We know that Ernest Gerald Heath had been residing in El Cajon, San Diego County, California.

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