Joseph Bland (1910 - 1943)

Joseph Bland
1910 - 1943
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Bland was born around 1910. He died on September 19, 1943 at 33 years old.

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Joseph Bland

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Joseph

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Salerno War Cemetery Vii. A. 45., in Italy

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Service number: 4465725
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 16th Bn.

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Joseph Bland died on September 19, 1943 at 33 years old. He was buried in Salerno War Cemetery Vii. A. 45., Italy. He was born around 1910. We are unaware of information about Joseph's family or relationships.
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1910 - 1943 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Joseph Bland was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1924, when he was merely 14 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1925, by the time he was merely 15 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1932, when he was 22 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.

In 1943, in the year of Joseph Bland's passing, 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.

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Other Joseph Blands

around 1917 - Mar 19, 1943
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1916
around 1918 - Apr 23, 1943
around 1904 - May 22, 1943
May 1888 - Feb 7, 1915
Unknown - Sep 25, 1915
around 1894 - Oct 8, 1916

Other Blands

around 1894 - Oct 8, 1916
Unknown - Sep 25, 1915
May 1888 - Feb 7, 1915
around 1904 - May 22, 1943
around 1918 - Apr 23, 1943
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1916
around 1917 - Mar 19, 1943
around 1923 - Oct 23, 1943
around 1908 - Aug 27, 1945
around 1920 - Mar 17, 1942
around 1925 - Jun 25, 1944
around 1924 - Mar 3, 1945
around 1915 - Jun 3, 1940
Unknown - Mar 15, 1944
around 1922 - Jul 9, 1943
around 1922 - Jun 18, 1943
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1918
around 1922 - Jun 1, 1942
Unknown - Aug 22, 1917
around 1893 - May 13, 1915

Other Bios

around 1894 - Oct 8, 1916
Unknown - Sep 25, 1915
May 1888 - Feb 7, 1915
around 1904 - May 22, 1943
around 1918 - Apr 23, 1943
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1916
around 1917 - Mar 19, 1943
around 1923 - Oct 23, 1943
around 1908 - Aug 27, 1945
around 1920 - Mar 17, 1942
around 1925 - Jun 25, 1944
around 1924 - Mar 3, 1945
around 1915 - Jun 3, 1940
Unknown - Mar 15, 1944
around 1922 - Jul 9, 1943
around 1922 - Jun 18, 1943
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1918
around 1922 - Jun 1, 1942
Unknown - Aug 22, 1917
around 1893 - May 13, 1915
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