Ernest Edward Wood (1911 - 1944)

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Ernest Edward Wood
1911 - 1944
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c. 1911
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August 7, 1944
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Ernest Edward Wood was born c. 1911. He died on August 7, 1944 at 33 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Service number: 4349824 Rank: Private Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment Unit/ship/squadron: 1/6th Bn.
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Ernest Edward Wood died on August 7, 1944 at 33 years old. He was buried in Ryes War Cemetery Bazenville, France. He was born c. 1911. There is no information about Ernest's family.

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In 1911, in the year that Ernest Edward Wood was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1920, he was just 9 years old when the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1927, he was 16 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1932, at the age of 21 years old, Ernest was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, in the year of Ernest Edward Wood'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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