George Barnett

(1878 - 1916)

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George Barnett
1878 - 1916
Born
c. 1878
Death
September 3, 1916
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George Barnett was born c. 1878. He died on September 3, 1916 at age 38.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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George Barnett
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George Barnett
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Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 6 A And 6 B. in France
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Service number: 5795
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Duke Of Wellington's (west Riding Regiment)
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st/4th Bn.
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George Barnett died on September 3, 1916 at age 38. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 6 A And 6 B., France. He was born c. 1878. We are unaware of information about George's immediate family.

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In 1878, in the year that George Barnett was born, on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

In 1886, by the time he was merely 8 years old, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1890, George was only 12 years old when on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1904, by the time he was 26 years old, 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 1916, in the year of George Barnett's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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c. 1899 - Jun 15, 1918 1899 - 1918
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c. 1886 - Apr 12, 1918 1886 - 1918
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c. 1891 - Nov 28, 1915 1891 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Feb 3, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1892 - Feb 26, 1919 1892 - 1919
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c. 1893 - Nov 14, 1918 1893 - 1918
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c. 1883 - Feb 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1910 - Apr 26, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1917 - Jul 9, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1893 - Aug 28, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1891 - Oct 28, 1919 1891 - 1919
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c. 1915 - Feb 24, 1942 1915 - 1942
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c. 1910 - Oct 31, 1946 1910 - 1946
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c. 1892 - Dec 2, 1918 1892 - 1918
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c. 1876 - Feb 20, 1945 1876 - 1945

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Unknown - Apr 21, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1883 - Nov 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1887 - Jul 9, 1915 1887 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Nov 27, 1917 1894 - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 17, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1913 - Oct 15, 1947 1913 - 1947
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c. 1876 - Feb 20, 1945 1876 - 1945
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c. 1892 - Dec 2, 1918 1892 - 1918
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c. 1910 - Oct 31, 1946 1910 - 1946
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c. 1915 - Feb 24, 1942 1915 - 1942
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c. 1891 - Oct 28, 1919 1891 - 1919
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c. 1893 - Aug 28, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1917 - Jul 9, 1944 1917 - 1944
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Unknown - Sep 16, 1914 ? - 1914
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c. 1910 - Apr 26, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1883 - Feb 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1893 - Nov 14, 1918 1893 - 1918

Other Bios

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Unknown - Apr 21, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1883 - Nov 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1887 - Jul 9, 1915 1887 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Nov 27, 1917 1894 - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 17, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1913 - Oct 15, 1947 1913 - 1947
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c. 1876 - Feb 20, 1945 1876 - 1945
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c. 1892 - Dec 2, 1918 1892 - 1918
Bio
c. 1910 - Oct 31, 1946 1910 - 1946
Bio
c. 1915 - Feb 24, 1942 1915 - 1942
Bio
c. 1891 - Oct 28, 1919 1891 - 1919
Bio
c. 1893 - Aug 28, 1915 1893 - 1915
Bio
c. 1917 - Jul 9, 1944 1917 - 1944
Bio
Unknown - Sep 16, 1914 ? - 1914
Bio
c. 1910 - Apr 26, 1945 1910 - 1945
Bio
c. 1883 - Feb 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
Bio
c. 1893 - Nov 14, 1918 1893 - 1918
Bio
c. 1892 - Feb 26, 1919 1892 - 1919
Bio
Unknown - Dec 30, 1944 ? - 1944
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c. 1894 - Feb 3, 1916 1894 - 1916
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