Henry John Adams (1909 - 1940)

Henry John Adams
1909 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
Henry John Adams was born c. 1909. He died on June 17, 1940 at 31 years old.
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Henry John Adams
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Adams
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Pornic War Cemetery Spec. Memorial. 2. E. 12., in France
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Service number: 1913367
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 663 Artisan Works Coy.

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Henry John Adams died on June 17, 1940 at age 31. He was buried in Pornic War Cemetery Spec. Memorial. 2. E. 12., France. He was born c. 1909. We are unaware of information about Henry's surviving family.
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1909 - 1940 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Henry John Adams was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1915, at the age of just 6 years old, Henry was alive when the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1928, Henry was 19 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, when he was 23 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1940, in the year of Henry John Adams's passing, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

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Other Henry Adamses

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1836 - Unknown
c. 1907 - Jul 16, 1944
Unknown - Dec 4, 1943
Unknown - Sep 17, 1916
c. 1872 - Jan 3, 1918
c. 1910 - Sep 7, 1940
c. 1924 - Dec 16, 1945
Unknown - Apr 25, 1917
c. 1890 - Apr 13, 1918
c. 1922 - Oct 18, 1940
c. 1892 - May 17, 1915
c. 1897 - Jan 2, 1916
c. 1898 - Jul 16, 1916
c. 1907 - Dec 7, 1941

Other Adamses

c. 1907 - Dec 7, 1941
c. 1898 - Jul 16, 1916
c. 1897 - Jan 2, 1916
c. 1892 - May 17, 1915
c. 1922 - Oct 18, 1940
c. 1890 - Apr 13, 1918
Unknown - Apr 25, 1917
c. 1924 - Dec 16, 1945
c. 1910 - Sep 7, 1940
c. 1872 - Jan 3, 1918
Unknown - Sep 17, 1916
Unknown - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1907 - Jul 16, 1944
Unknown - Apr 23, 1917
c. 1911 - Jul 16, 1944
c. 1887 - Aug 10, 1915
c. 1923 - Nov 23, 1943
c. 1918 - Nov 11, 1942
c. 1916 - Oct 24, 1942

Other Bios

c. 1907 - Dec 7, 1941
c. 1898 - Jul 16, 1916
c. 1897 - Jan 2, 1916
c. 1892 - May 17, 1915
c. 1922 - Oct 18, 1940
c. 1890 - Apr 13, 1918
Unknown - Apr 25, 1917
c. 1924 - Dec 16, 1945
c. 1910 - Sep 7, 1940
c. 1872 - Jan 3, 1918
Unknown - Sep 17, 1916
Unknown - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1907 - Jul 16, 1944
Unknown - Apr 23, 1917
c. 1911 - Jul 16, 1944
c. 1887 - Aug 10, 1915
c. 1923 - Nov 23, 1943
c. 1918 - Nov 11, 1942
c. 1916 - Oct 24, 1942
c. 1899 - Apr 19, 1918
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