Henry Thomas Adams (1924 - 1945)

Henry Thomas Adams
1924 - 1945
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Thomas Adams was born c. 1924. He died on December 16, 1945 at 21 years old.
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Ranchi War Cemetery 4. A. 1., in India
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Service number: 6032064
Rank: Private
Regiment: Essex Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.

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Henry Thomas Adams died on December 16, 1945 at 21 years old. He was buried in Ranchi War Cemetery 4. A. 1., India. He was born c. 1924. We are unaware of information about Henry's family.
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1924 - 1945 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Henry Thomas Adams was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1930, when he was just 6 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1938, he was only 14 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1945, in the year of Henry Thomas Adams's passing, on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

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c. 1910 - Sep 7, 1940
c. 1872 - Jan 3, 1918
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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
c. 1897 - Jun 4, 1919
c. 1921 - Aug 21, 1941
c. 1887 - Dec 2, 1917
Unknown - May 22, 1941

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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
c. 1897 - Jun 4, 1919
c. 1921 - Aug 21, 1941
c. 1887 - Dec 2, 1917
Unknown - May 22, 1941
c. 1885 - Nov 25, 1917
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