George Victor Wood

(1895 - 1918)

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George Victor Wood
1895 - 1918
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c. 1895
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January 10, 1918
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George Victor Wood was born c. 1895. He died on January 10, 1918 at 23 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Gorre British And Indian Cemetery V. B. 10. in France
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Service number: 259632
Rank: Pioneer
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 42nd Div. Signal Coy.
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George Victor Wood died on January 10, 1918 at 23 years old. He was buried in Gorre British And Indian Cemetery V. B. 10., France. He was born c. 1895. There is no information about George's family or relationships.

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In 1895, in the year that George Victor Wood was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1900, at the age of only 5 years old, George was alive when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1902, when he was only 7 years old, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1918, in the year of George Victor Wood's passing, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

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