George Simmons Kirk (1885 - 1917)

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Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No.4 Xi. D. 25.,
Belgium

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Service number: 8270
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Irish Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 7th/8th Bn.

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Simmons

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Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Suzanna Kay Kirk

Suzanna Kay Kirk

Devin Allen Kirk family

Devin Allen Kirk family

Devin Allen Kirk

Devin Allen Kirk

Nancy, Frank, Sharon, & Valerie Porter, MI 1962

Nancy, Frank, Sharon, & Valerie Porter, MI 1962

Oliver Kirk, American boxer

Oliver Kirk, American boxer

Roland Kincade, 1942 Fresno Technical High School

Roland Kincade, 1942 Fresno Technical High School

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

home with my  boxer dog

home with my boxer dog

Melvin Kirk, Sr

Melvin Kirk, Sr

john  at  girlfriends grandaughter wedding

john at girlfriends grandaughter wedding

My Grandmother, Euna Brownlow Denton, Illness

My Grandmother, Euna Brownlow Denton, Illness

1940's Picture of my Mom with her Aunt and Uncle

1940's Picture of my Mom with her Aunt and Uncle

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Brownlow Working Men in Snow Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk Suzanna Kay Kirk Devin Allen Kirk family

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1885 - In the year that George Simmons Kirk was born, on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

1886 - At the age of merely 1 year old, George was alive when 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.

1906 - When he was 21 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

1916 - George was 31 years old when in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

1917 - In the year of George Simmons Kirk's passing, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

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George Simmons Kirk passed away on August 17, 1917 at age 32. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No.4 Xi. D. 25., Belgium. He was born around 1885. There is no information about George's family or relationships.

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