Francis Terence Pargeter Jones

(1920 - 1942)

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Francis Terence Pargeter Jones
1920 - 1942
Born
c. 1920
Death
September 16, 1942
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Francis Terence Pargeter Jones was born c. 1920. He died on September 16, 1942 at 22 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 12. F. 4. in Germany
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Service number: 1053541
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 106 Sqdn.
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Francis Terence Pargeter Jones passed away on September 16, 1942 at age 22. He was buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 12. F. 4., Germany. He was born c. 1920. We have no information about Francis's surviving family.

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In 1920, in the year that Francis Terence Pargeter Jones was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1930, when he was just 10 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1936, he was 16 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1942, in the year of Francis Terence Pargeter Jones's passing, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

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