Francis Wynne Jones

(1871 - 1940)

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Francis Wynne Jones
1871 - 1940
Born
c. 1871
Death
November 3, 1940
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Francis Wynne Jones was born c. 1871. He died on November 3, 1940 at 69 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Francis Wynne Jones
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Tower Hill Memorial Panel 24. in United Kingdom
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Rank: Greaser
Regiment: Merchant Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: S.s. Casanare (liverpool)
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Francis Wynne Jones passed away on November 3, 1940 at 69 years of age. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial Panel 24., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1871. We have no information about Francis's family.

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In 1871, in the year that Francis Wynne Jones was born, on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

In 1901, at the age of 30 years old, Francis was alive when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1921, when he was 50 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1936, by the time he was 65 years old, 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 1940, in the year of Francis Wynne Jones's passing, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

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