Hugh Macleay (1895 - 1916)

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Hugh Macleay
1895 - 1916
updated February 06, 2019
Hugh Macleay was born around 1895. He died on July 5, 1916 at 21 years of age.

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Hugh Macleay

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Etaples Military Cemetery Ii. B. 71., in France

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Service number: 29766
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit/ship/squadron: 16th Bn.

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Hugh Macleay passed away on July 5, 1916 at 21 years old. He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery Ii. B. 71., France. He was born around 1895. We have no information about Hugh's immediate family.
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1895 - 1916 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Hugh Macleay was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1900, by the time he was merely 5 years old, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1906, at the age of only 11 years old, Hugh was alive when 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 Hugh Macleay's passing, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

Other Biographies

Other Macleays

John Macleay
around 1875 - Apr 26, 1918
Kenneth George Macleay
around 1919 - Jul 7, 1941
L Macleay
around 1899 - Jan 10, 1918
Robert Bruce Macleay
around 1923 - Feb 28, 1944
Roderick Macleay
around 1894 - May 18, 1915

Other Bios

John Macleay
around 1875 - Apr 26, 1918
Kenneth George Macleay
around 1919 - Jul 7, 1941
L Macleay
around 1899 - Jan 10, 1918
Robert Bruce Macleay
around 1923 - Feb 28, 1944
Roderick Macleay
around 1894 - May 18, 1915
Norman Crawford Maclehose
around 1889 - May 26, 1915
Maxwell Herdman Macleish
around 1908 - Aug 18, 1944
Allan Maclellan
around 1898 - Mar 24, 1918
Charles Thomas Maclellan
around 1913 - Aug 11, 1944
Eric J. Maclellan
around 1924 - Dec 31, 1944
Hugh Maclellan
Died: Jul 14, 1943
Lewis Maclellan
around 1894 - Nov 30, 1917
M Maclellan
around 1887 - Dec 8, 1916
Malcolm Maclellan
Died: Dec 20, 1942
B Macleman
Died: Oct 26, 1915
John Murdoch Macleman
around 1898 - Mar 27, 1918
Robert James Maclenaghan
around 1917 - Nov 12, 1942
Alexander Maclennan
Died: Oct 14, 1916
Alister James Maclennan
Died: Sep 26, 1945
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