Ernest James Vivian Wood (1892 - 1918)

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Ernest James Vivian Wood
1892 - 1918
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c. 1892
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November 9, 1918
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Ernest James Vivian Wood was born c. 1892. He died on November 9, 1918 at 26 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Rank: Lieutenant Regiment: Royal Field Artillery Unit/ship/squadron: 36th Bde.
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Ernest James Vivian Wood died on November 9, 1918 at 26 years old. He was buried in Awoingt British Cemetery Iii. B. 16., France. He was born c. 1892. There is no information about Ernest's family or relationships.

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In 1892, in the year that Ernest James Vivian Wood was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1900, when he was only 8 years old, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1904, he was merely 12 years old when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1918, in the year of Ernest James Vivian Wood's passing, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

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