George Thomas Wood

(died 1916)

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George Thomas Wood
1916
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February 21, 1916
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George Thomas Wood died on February 21, 1916.
Updated: July 24, 2019
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Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery Tx. 96. in United Kingdom
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Service number: m2/166651
Rank: Private
Regiment: Army Service Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: Tractor Depot
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George Thomas Wood died on February 21, 1916. He was buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery Tx. 96., United Kingdom. We are unaware of information about George's family or relationships.

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In 1813, on January 28th, Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, was published anonymously in London. None of her books carried her name - her first novel, Sense and Sensibility, named the author as "By a Lady". Pride and Prejudice named the author as "By the Author of Sense and Sensibility."

In 1824, on March 11th, the United States War Department created the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as a part of the War Department - without authorization from Congress. It had previously been called the Office of Indian Trade.

In 1832, by February 12th, a cholera epidemic in London claimed at least 3,000 lives - it eventually killed 6,536. The epidemic spread to France and North America later in the year. Cholera is spread through contaminated food and water but at the time, it was thought to be spread by a "miasmaā€¯ - a bad smell - in the air.

In 1868, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

In 1916, in the year of George Thomas Wood'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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