Herbert May (1892 - 1918)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Bucquoy Road Cemetery Ficheux,
France

Obituary

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Military Service

Service number: 2383466
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 44th Bn.

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Timeline

1892 - In the year that Herbert May was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

1895 - Herbert was merely 3 years old when 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.

1909 - Herbert was 17 years old when 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.

1911 - Herbert was 19 years old when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

1918 - In the year of Herbert May's passing, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

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Obituary

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Herbert May passed away on September 27, 1918 at 26 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Herbert. He was buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery Ficheux, France. He was born around 1892. We are unaware of information about Herbert's family or relationships.

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