George Stollery Green (1889 - 1919)

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George Stollery Green
1889 - 1919
c. 1889
February 12, 1919
George Stollery Green was born c. 1889. He died on February 12, 1919 at 30 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2 Ii. E. 14. in France
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Service number: 90294
Rank: Fitter
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Unit/ship/squadron: b Bty. 91st Bde.

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George Stollery Green passed away on February 12, 1919 at age 30. He was buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2 Ii. E. 14., France. He was born c. 1889. There is no information about George's immediate family.

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In 1889, in the year that George Stollery Green was born, on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1890, by the time he was only 1 year old, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1894, at the age of merely 5 years old, George was alive when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1905, at the age of 16 years old, George was alive when the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1919, in the year of George Stollery Green's passing, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

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