Ernest Frederick Wood (1891 - 1918)

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Ernest Frederick Wood
1891 - 1918
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c. 1891
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November 10, 1918
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Ernest Frederick Wood was born c. 1891. He died on November 10, 1918 at age 27.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Service number: 161733
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit/ship/squadron: 230th Siege Bty.

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Ernest Frederick Wood passed away on November 10, 1918 at 27 years old. He was buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen, France. He was born c. 1891. We have no information about Ernest's immediate family.

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In 1891, in the year that Ernest Frederick Wood was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1900, Ernest was merely 9 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1909, by the time he was 18 years old, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1918, in the year of Ernest Frederick Wood's passing, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

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