George Edward Barnett

(1917 - 1944)

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George Edward Barnett
1917 - 1944
Born
c. 1917
Death
July 9, 1944
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George Edward Barnett was born c. 1917. He died on July 9, 1944 at 27 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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George Edward Barnett
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Cambes-en-plaine War Cemetery Row E. 4. in France
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Service number: 5052121
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 6th Bn.
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George Edward Barnett died on July 9, 1944 at 27 years old. He was buried in Cambes-en-plaine War Cemetery Row E. 4., France. He was born c. 1917. We have no information about George's immediate family.

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In 1917, in the year that George Edward Barnett was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1924, he was only 7 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1927, when he was only 10 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1936, George was 19 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 1944, in the year of George Edward Barnett's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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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
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c. 1892 - Feb 26, 1919 1892 - 1919
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Unknown - Dec 30, 1944 ? - 1944
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c. 1894 - Feb 3, 1916 1894 - 1916
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Unknown - Sep 18, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1891 - Nov 28, 1915 1891 - 1915
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c. 1886 - Apr 12, 1918 1886 - 1918
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c. 1899 - Jun 15, 1918 1899 - 1918
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1893 - Jun 14, 1916 1893 - 1916
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c. 1886 - Nov 3, 1915 1886 - 1915
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c. 1875 - Jun 20, 1944 1875 - 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
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c. 1892 - Feb 26, 1919 1892 - 1919
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Unknown - Dec 30, 1944 ? - 1944
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c. 1894 - Feb 3, 1916 1894 - 1916
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Unknown - Sep 18, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1891 - Nov 28, 1915 1891 - 1915
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c. 1886 - Apr 12, 1918 1886 - 1918
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c. 1899 - Jun 15, 1918 1899 - 1918
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1893 - Jun 14, 1916 1893 - 1916
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c. 1886 - Nov 3, 1915 1886 - 1915
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c. 1875 - Jun 20, 1944 1875 - 1944
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Unknown - Mar 21, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1879 - Sep 28, 1918 1879 - 1918
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c. 1894 - Mar 27, 1918 1894 - 1918
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c. 1921 - Jan 1, 1943 1921 - 1943
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c. 1925 - Mar 24, 1945 1925 - 1945
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c. 1914 - Nov 4, 1942 1914 - 1942
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