Charlie Roy Taylor (1919 - 1944)

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Labuan Memorial Panel 12.,
Malaysia

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Service number: nx52482
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f. 2/19 Bn.

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Roy

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Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson

Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson

Kate Hardgrave and Molly Taylor

Kate Hardgrave and Molly Taylor

Kate Hardgrave

Kate Hardgrave

Benjamin Elbert Taylor Gravesite

Benjamin Elbert Taylor Gravesite

Benjamin Elbert Taylor

Benjamin Elbert Taylor

Mollie and James Taylor Gravesite

Mollie and James Taylor Gravesite

James Jasper Taylor Family

James Jasper Taylor Family

James J and Mary Etta Taylor

James J and Mary Etta Taylor

James Jasper Taylor and sons

James Jasper Taylor and sons

Mary Jane and Kathryn Belle Wells

Mary Jane and Kathryn Belle Wells

Kate Wells Taylor Hardgrave, Ft Worth

Kate Wells Taylor Hardgrave, Ft Worth

Ellen Elizabeth Taylor

Ellen Elizabeth Taylor

Leroy and Mylie Taylor

Leroy and Mylie Taylor

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Anne Meara's son Ben and wife Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson Kate Hardgrave and Molly Taylor Kate Hardgrave

Timeline

1919 - In the year that Charlie Roy Taylor was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1926 - By the time he was merely 7 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1927 - By the time he was just 8 years old, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

1931 - When he was only 12 years old, 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.

1944 - In the year of Charlie Roy Taylor's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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Charlie Roy Taylor died on September 12, 1944 at 25 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Labuan Memorial Panel 12., Malaysia. He was born around 1919. We have no information about Charlie's family or relationships.

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