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Grave has been located World War II Soldier flag male ancestor  Harold William  BRANDES

  (b. 22 November 1922 Webster, Massachusetts, USA   d. 23 June 2004 Holden, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Harold William BRANDES was born 22 November 1922 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA. Harold William BRANDES was the child of Henry Robert BRANDES   and   Helen Louise FEIGE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Henry BRANDES and Laura Ann KLEBART (maternal)  George Wilhelm FEIGE and Charlotte Marie SALISBURY

Harold William was a soldier in World War II.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Margaruite "Peg" C JOHNSTON 9 January 1945 .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Margaruite "Peg" C JOHNSTON  was born 12 June 1922 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She died 21 November 2004 in Holden, Massachusetts, USA. 

Harold William BRANDES died 23 June 2004 in Holden, Massachusetts, USA.
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22 November 1922
Webster, Massachusetts, USA


Name: Harold William Brandes
Birth Date: 1922
Birth Place: Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 132
Page Number: 292
Index Volume Number: 105
Reference Number: F63.M362 v.105 Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index ...Read MORE...

1930 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts

name: Harold W Brandes
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
gender: Male
age: 7
marital status: Single
race: White
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1923
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Son
father's birthplace: Massachusetts
mother's birthplace: New York
enumeration district number: 293
family number: 165
sheet number and letter: 7B
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World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.

USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.

USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1940 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts

33 Mechanic Street
Brandes Henry R, head, 47, b. MA, Stationary Engineer, Linen Mill, $1836
Brandes Helen L, wife, 47, b. NY
Brandes Harold W, son, 17, b. MA
Brandes Gordon S, son, 14, b. MA
1940 U.S. Census

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1941

Name: Harold W Brandes
Residence Year: 1941
Street Address: at Webster
Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupation: Studt
Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1941

1944 Army Enlistment

Name: Harold Brandes
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1922
Death Date: 21 Jun 2004
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 20 Apr 1944
Release Date 1: 7 Nov 1945 U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of...Read MORE...

1945 Marriage / Partner
Harold William BRANDES and Margaruite "Peg" C JOHNSTON 9 January 1945,

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949

Name: Harold W Brandes
Residence Year: 1949
Street Address: Holden
Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupation: Eng
Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949

Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1954

Name: Harold W Brandes
Residence Year: 1954
Street Address: 5 Oakwood 4648
Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1954

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

USA 1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.

USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984

World History 1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists

USA 1986 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks

USA 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident

World History 1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.

World History 1989 - December 3 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

World History 1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany

World History 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War

USA 1991 - Gulf War

USA 1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm

World History 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.

USA 1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana

USA 1993 - World Trade Center bombing

USA 1995 - Oklahoma City bombing

USA 1997 - NASA spacecraft Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars

USA 2001 - Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom"

World History 2001 - September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1962

Name: Harold W Brandes
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1962
Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupation: Eng
Margaruite C Brandes
Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1962

Social Security

Name: Harold William Brandes
[Harold W Brandes]
SSN: 028145281
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1922
Birth Place: Webster Worc, Massachusetts
Father Name: Henry R Brandes
Mother Name: Helen L Feige
Death Date: 21 Jun 2004
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1941: Name listed as HAROLD WILLIAM BRANDES; 13 Jul 2004: Name listed as HAROLD W BRANDES

Harold W. Brandes
Published on June 23, 2004, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, Massachusetts

HOLDEN Harold W. Brandes, a long time resident of Holden, more recently of 70 Briarwood Circle, died Monday, June 21, 2004 in the Knollwood Nursing Home.

He leaves his wife of 59 years, Margaruite (Johnston) Brandes; 4 sons, John M. Brandes and his wife Amy E. of Holden, Alan J. Brandes and his wife Barbara J. of Rutland, Harold "Hal" W. Brandes Jr. and his wife Bharati of Mill Valley, CA and Robert H. Brandes and his wife Mary Beth of Kendall Park, NJ; 6 grandchildren, MacKenzie E. Brandes, Priya D. Brandes, Amanda J. Brandes, Katherine E. Brandes, Jennifer M. Brandes and Michael R. Brandes. A brother Gordon S. Brandes predeceased him. He was born and raised in Webster, son of Henry R. and Helen L. (Feige) Brandes and lived in Holden for 47 years. He was an Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II. He graduated from WPI in 1943 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and also from the School of Industrial Management. He worked for Reed Rolled Thread Die Co. for 40 years during his time he was assistant Sales Manager and Manager of Customer Services before retiring in 1985. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Holden and served as Deacon, Trustee and Church Council Moderator. He was also a member of Rufus Putnam Lodge of Masons and the American Legion, John E. Harkings Post #42 in Holden. He was past president of the Chaffins Men's Club and Chaffins PTA. Mr. Brandes' Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2004 in the First Congregational Church of Holden. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private in Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, 1180 Main Street, Holden MA 01520. Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden is directing arrangements.

Harold is buried at:
buried in Grove Cemetery, Holden, MA

Added: 5/28/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 6/3/2015 6:44:16 PM

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