Marion VanRoekel (born 1921)

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Marion VanRoekel
1921 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Marion VanRoekel was born around 1921. We know that Marion VanRoekel had been residing in Sioux County, Iowa United States.

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Marion VanRoekel Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Marion VanRoekel

First name

Marion

Middle name

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Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Marion VanRoekel was born

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Sioux County, Iowa United States

Education

4 Years Of High School

Professions

Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military Service

Military serial#: 37772517
Enlisted: August 17, 1944 in Ft Snelling Minnesota
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Marion VanRoekel was born around 1921. We have no information about Marion's surviving family. We know that Marion VanRoekel had been residing in Sioux County, Iowa United States.
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1921 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Marion VanRoekel was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1948, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1953, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1978, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1980, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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