Charles Perry (1889 - 1917)

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'2668' Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial,
2nd Bn.

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Service number: Belgium
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f.

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1889 - In the year that Charles Perry was born, on May 31st, the South Fork Dam collapsed. Located in western Pennsylvania, the dam failed - sending more than 20 million tons of water into the towns below it. The flood killed more than 2,200 people in and around Johnstown. The newly formed Red Cross responded to the disaster.

1890 - When he was merely 1 year old, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

1892 - When he was only 3 years old, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

1906 - He was 17 years old when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1917 - In the year of Charles Perry's passing, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

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Charles Perry died on November 7, 1917 at 28 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in '2668' Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial, 2nd Bn.. He was born around 1889. We have no information about Charles's family or relationships.

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