Henry Neville Adams (1897 - 1916)

Henry Neville Adams
1897 - 1916
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Neville Adams was born c. 1897. He died on January 2, 1916 at 19 years old.
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Henry Neville Adams
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Neville
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Adams
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Woburn Abbey Cemetery Cuinchy, in France
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Service number: ps/2
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 19th Bn.
Honors/awards: Mentioned In Despatches

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Henry Neville Adams died on January 2, 1916 at 19 years of age. He was buried in Woburn Abbey Cemetery Cuinchy, France. He was born c. 1897. We are unaware of information about Henry's immediate family.
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1897 - 1916 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Henry Neville Adams was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1900, when he was merely 3 years old, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1906, when he was merely 9 years old, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1916, in the year of Henry Neville Adams's passing, 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.

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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

Other Adamses

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
c. 1901 - Oct 26, 1919
c. 1901 - Apr 12, 1941

Other Bios

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
c. 1901 - Oct 26, 1919
c. 1901 - Apr 12, 1941
c. 1896 - Sep 28, 1917
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