Patrick J O'Brien

(1921 - 1944)

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Patrick J O'Brien
1921 - 1944
Born
July 21, 1921
Death
June 30, 1944
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Patrick J O'Brien was born on July 21, 1921. He died on June 30, 1944 at 22 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Patrick J O'Brien
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Beverly National Cemetery Section H Site 263 916 Bridgeboro Road - Bridgeboro Road, in Beverly, New Jersey 08010
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Patrick J O'Brien died on June 30, 1944 at age 22. He was buried in Beverly National Cemetery Section H Site 263, Beverly, New Jersey. He was born on July 21, 1921. We have no information about Patrick's immediate family.

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In 1921, in the year that Patrick J O'Brien was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1930, Patrick was just 9 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 1937, at the age of 16 years old, Patrick was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1944, in the year of Patrick J O'Brien'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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