Arthur William Williams (1914 - 1943)

Arthur William Williams
1914 - 1943
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur William Williams was born around 1914. He died on March 13, 1943 at age 29.

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Arthur William Williams

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Arthur

Middle name

William

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Heliopolis War Cemetery 3. C. 22., in Egypt

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Service number: 5443306
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry

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Arthur William Williams passed away on March 13, 1943 at age 29. He was buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery 3. C. 22., Egypt. He was born around 1914. We are unaware of information about Arthur's family.
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1914 - 1943 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that Arthur William Williams was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1920, at the age of only 6 years old, Arthur was alive when speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1923, Arthur was only 9 years old when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1937, at the age of 23 years old, Arthur was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1943, in the year of Arthur William Williams's passing, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

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around 1893 - Aug 8, 1918
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around 1892 - Sep 18, 1918
around 1895 - Aug 23, 1918
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around 1885 - Oct 25, 1914
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around 1908 - Jun 13, 1945
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Unknown - Aug 5, 1916
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around 1911 - Jan 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 22, 1918
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Unknown - Apr 11, 1918
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around 1893 - Aug 8, 1918
Unknown - Apr 25, 1918
around 1915 - Oct 23, 1943
around 1892 - Sep 18, 1918
around 1895 - Aug 23, 1918
Unknown - Apr 27, 1918
around 1885 - Oct 25, 1914
Unknown - Apr 28, 1917
around 1908 - Jun 13, 1945
Unknown - Aug 7, 1916
around 1919 - Sep 16, 1943
Unknown - Aug 5, 1916
Unknown - May 9, 1917
around 1911 - Jan 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 22, 1918
Unknown - Aug 4, 1915
Unknown - Apr 11, 1918
Unknown - Apr 2, 1916
Unknown - Oct 31, 1918
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