George Alfred Wells

(1886 - 1915)

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George Alfred Wells
1886 - 1915
Born
c. 1886
Death
April 28, 1915
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George Alfred Wells was born c. 1886. He died on April 28, 1915 at age 29.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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George Alfred Wells
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George Alfred Wells
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Helles Memorial Panel 80 To 84 Or 219 And 220. in Turkey (including Gallipoli)
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Service number: 8744
Rank: Private
Regiment: South Wales Borderers
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.
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George Alfred Wells died on April 28, 1915 at age 29. He was buried in Helles Memorial Panel 80 To 84 Or 219 And 220., Turkey (including Gallipoli). He was born c. 1886. We are unaware of information about George's immediate family.

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In 1886, in the year that George Alfred Wells was born, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

In 1893, when he was only 7 years old, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1895, by the time he was just 9 years old, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1904, by the time he was 18 years old, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1915, in the year of George Alfred Wells's passing, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

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c. 1921 - Jul 9, 1947 1921 - 1947
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c. 1918 - Jun 21, 1942 1918 - 1942
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c. 1899 - Jul 23, 1918 1899 - 1918
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c. 1912 - Jun 26, 1941 1912 - 1941
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c. 1913 - Jun 28, 1942 1913 - 1942
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c. 1910 - Feb 20, 1946 1910 - 1946
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c. 1892 - Mar 30, 1916 1892 - 1916
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1891 - Nov 11, 1914 1891 - 1914
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c. 1910 - Jan 22, 1942 1910 - 1942
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c. 1923 - Jul 30, 1944 1923 - 1944
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c. 1902 - Jul 5, 1945 1902 - 1945
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c. 1889 - Nov 5, 1916 1889 - 1916
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c. 1891 - Nov 22, 1915 1891 - 1915
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c. 1897 - Oct 14, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1919 - Nov 21, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1907 - Nov 24, 1941 1907 - 1941
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c. 1893 - Jun 23, 1917 1893 - 1917
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c. 1888 - Apr 26, 1915 1888 - 1915
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Unknown - Apr 17, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1881 - Mar 17, 1915 1881 - 1915
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c. 1904 - Aug 1, 1940 1904 - 1940
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c. 1910 - Feb 20, 1946 1910 - 1946
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c. 1892 - Mar 30, 1916 1892 - 1916
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1891 - Nov 11, 1914 1891 - 1914
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c. 1910 - Jan 22, 1942 1910 - 1942
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c. 1923 - Jul 30, 1944 1923 - 1944
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c. 1902 - Jul 5, 1945 1902 - 1945
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c. 1889 - Nov 5, 1916 1889 - 1916
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c. 1891 - Nov 22, 1915 1891 - 1915
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c. 1897 - Oct 14, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1919 - Nov 21, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1907 - Nov 24, 1941 1907 - 1941
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c. 1893 - Jun 23, 1917 1893 - 1917
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c. 1888 - Apr 26, 1915 1888 - 1915
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Unknown - Apr 17, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1881 - Mar 17, 1915 1881 - 1915
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c. 1904 - Aug 1, 1940 1904 - 1940
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Unknown - Apr 29, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1913 - Jun 28, 1942 1913 - 1942
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Unknown - May 22, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1912 - Jun 26, 1941 1912 - 1941
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