John Albert May (1923 - 1944)

John Albert May
1923 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
John Albert May was born c. 1923. He died on March 31, 1944 at 21 years old.
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Durnbach War Cemetery Joint Grave 5. D. 22-23., in Germany
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Service number: 575531
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Unit/ship/squadron: 432 (r.c.a.f.) Sqdn.

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John Albert May died on March 31, 1944 at 21 years old. He was buried in Durnbach War Cemetery Joint Grave 5. D. 22-23., Germany. He was born c. 1923. We are unaware of information about John's family.
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1923 - 1944 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that John Albert May was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1930, John was just 7 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1932, at the age of just 9 years old, John was alive when 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.

In 1944, in the year of John Albert May'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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Other John Mays

1881 - Unknown
1928 - 1976
c. 1892 - Jul 15, 1916
c. 1890 - Aug 27, 1917
Unknown - Sep 26, 1915
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914

Other Mays

c. 1922 - Nov 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918

Other Bios

c. 1922 - Nov 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918
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