Basil Claude Williams (1895 - 1918)

Basil Claude Williams
1895 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
Basil Claude Williams was born around 1895. He died on November 29, 1918 at 23 years old.
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Basil Claude Williams
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Claude
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Williams
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Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery F. 2., in Syria
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Service number: 325581
Rank: Private
Regiment: Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (worcester Yeomanry)
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st/1st

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Basil Claude Williams passed away on November 29, 1918 at age 23. He was buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery F. 2., Syria. He was born around 1895. There is no information about Basil's immediate family.
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1895 - 1918 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Basil Claude Williams was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1900, he was only 5 years old when a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1902, by the time he was only 7 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1918, in the year of Basil Claude Williams's passing, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

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around 1897 - Jul 26, 1917
Unknown - Apr 26, 1918
around 1885 - Jun 8, 1917
around 1883 - Sep 29, 1917
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around 1886 - Apr 21, 1917
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around 1919 - May 6, 1942

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around 1893 - Mar 12, 1917
around 1918 - Jan 23, 1943
around 1899 - Jan 2, 1941
around 1882 - Apr 26, 1942
around 1879 - Jan 30, 1915
Unknown - Jul 22, 1916
around 1897 - Jul 26, 1917
Unknown - Apr 26, 1918
around 1885 - Jun 8, 1917
around 1883 - Sep 29, 1917
Unknown - Nov 8, 1915
around 1886 - Apr 21, 1917
around 1896 - Aug 10, 1915
around 1896 - Jun 4, 1915
around 1897 - Sep 25, 1915
around 1891 - May 12, 1917
Unknown - Jul 14, 1916
Unknown - Dec 30, 1917
around 1896 - May 3, 1917
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