"Henry Robert " Wilson (1887 - 1916)

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France (1914-1918) Memorial,
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Service number: r/3/25107
Rank: Private
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin

Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin

Mervine / Wilson Family

Mervine / Wilson Family

Sarah Jane Mervine

Sarah Jane Mervine

Claire Buffton and Rosemary Gabriel

Claire Buffton and Rosemary Gabriel

Earl Wilson Column

Earl Wilson Column

William Alex Wilson

William Alex Wilson

Constance "Cissie" Wilson Relative

Constance "Cissie" Wilson Relative

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Earl Wilson

Earl Wilson

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Earl Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov

Earl Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

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Earl Wilson Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin Mervine / Wilson Family Sarah Jane Mervine

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1887 - In the year that "Henry Robert " Wilson was born, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

1900 - When this person was merely 13 years old, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

1909 - By the time this person was 22 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1911 - By the time this person was 24 years old, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

1916 - In the year of "Henry Robert " Wilson'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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"Henry Robert " Wilson died on November 13, 1916 at 29 years old. There is no known cause of death. "Henry was buried in France (1914-1918) Memorial, France. "Henry was born around 1887. We are unaware of information about "Henry's immediate family.

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