Cyril Wilbur De (1897 - 1917)

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Cyril Wilbur De
1897 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
Cyril Wilbur De was born around 1897. He died on April 28, 1917 at age 20.

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Cyril Wilbur De

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Cyril

Middle name

Wilbur

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Burial / Funeral

Vimy Memorial, in France

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Service number: 696177
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 5th Bn.

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Cyril Wilbur De passed away on April 28, 1917 at age 20. He was buried in Vimy Memorial, France. He was born around 1897. We are unaware of information about Cyril's family or relationships.
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1897 - 1917 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Cyril Wilbur De was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1900, when he was only 3 years old, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1905, by the time he was merely 8 years old, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1917, in the year of Cyril Wilbur De's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

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Other Cyril Des

Cyril Richard De
around 1917 - May 24, 1941
Cyril Francis De
Died: Aug 26, 1916
Cyril Peel De
around 1881 - Oct 12, 1916
Cyril De
around 1882 - Jun 27, 1918
Cyril De
around 1894 - May 23, 1918
Cyril Ralph Vane De
around 1886 - Apr 9, 1917
Cyril De
around 1919 - Nov 15, 1943

Other Bios

Charles De
around 1899 - Mar 25, 1918
Frederick Richard De
around 1923 - Jan 24, 1946
George William De
around 1911 - Mar 16, 1944
Matthew Henry Ivor De
around 1922 - Dec 10, 1942
Caetan De
Died: Apr 27, 1941
De Costa
around 1912 - Feb 16, 1941
Francisco S. De
around 1910 - May 29, 1941
Gabriel De
around 1917 - Nov 19, 1942
Ignacio De
Died: Jun 29, 1944
De Costa
Died: Nov 28, 1919
Joaquim De
Died: Apr 27, 1941
John De
Died: Apr 27, 1941
John De
around 1921 - Jun 17, 1943
Jose Antonio De
around 1909 - Feb 16, 1941
De Costa
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1942
Peter De
around 1910 - Nov 19, 1942
Philip De
around 1894 - May 31, 1916
Ralph Granville De
around 1910 - Jul 15, 1942
Victorino De
around 1899 - Feb 12, 1944
De Coste
Died: Sep 29, 1918
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