Alice Win Darwent (1916 - 1940)

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Alice Win Darwent
1916 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
Alice Win Darwent was born in 1916. She was born to Darwent Frederick Darwent and Isobel My Stewart Darwent, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1940 in Carlton, Australia at 24 years old.


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Alice Win Darwent Family Tree

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Darwent Frederick Darwent

Carlton, Australia
Isobel My Stewart Darwent

Carlton, Australia


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Alice Win Darwent died in 1940 in Carlton, Australia at 24 years old. She was born in 1916. She was born to Darwent Frederick Darwent and Isobel My Stewart Darwent, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1916 - 1940 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Alice Win Darwent was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1922, Alice was just 6 years old when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1924, Alice was just 8 years old when 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 1931, at the age of only 15 years old, Alice was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1940, in the year of Alice Win Darwent's passing, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

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Other Darwents

Darwent Frederick Darwent

Carlton, Australia
Isobel My Stewart Darwent

Carlton, Australia
Isabel Mary Darwent
1879 - 1942
Portland, Australia
Stewart John Craig Darwent

Portland, Australia
Frances Frowley Darwent

Portland, Australia
Joseph Colin Darwent
1909 - 1978
Kew, Australia
Herbert Jose Darwent

Kew, Australia
Charles E Darwent
Born: around 1915
Illinois, United States
William L Darwent
Born: around 1920
Illinois, United States
Arthur Darwent
around 1900 - Dec 28, 1942
Charles Darwent
Died: Oct 9, 1917
Ervin Darwent
around 1918 - Jun 11, 1944
Fred Darwent
Died: Dec 3, 1917
Frederick Spooner Darwent
around 1874 - Jul 2, 1916
Irene Ethel Darwent
around 1926 - Jul 7, 1944
L G Darwent
Died: Sep 9, 1918

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Carlton, Australia
Isobel My Stewart Darwent

Carlton, Australia
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1880 - 1940
Richmond, Australia
Pedersen Neils Pedersen

Richmond, Australia
Elizabeth Susan Moore Pedersen

Richmond, Australia
Hannah Bella Zeligman
1939 - 1940
Fairfld, Australia
Miriam Kajsinan Zeligman

Fairfld, Australia
Maria Gilmour
1881 - 1940
Cfld, Australia
Maria Stanton Gilmour

Cfld, Australia
Edward Peter Maloney
1938 - 1940
Cton, Australia
Maloney Edward Maloney

Cton, Australia
Eva Harris Maloney

Cton, Australia
Charlotte Walton
1864 - 1940
Ihoe, Australia
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Ihoe, Australia
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