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James Oliver Alan Booth (1895 - 1917)

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James Oliver Alan Booth
1895 - 1917
Born
1895
Jamberoo, N.S.W. Australia
Death
July 4, 1917
Ypres, West Flanders County, Flanders Belgium
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James Oliver Alan Booth was born in 1895 in Jamberoo, N.S.W. Australia. He is the child of George Doubleday Booth and Alice Maud Fisk. He died on July 4, 1917 in Ypres, Flanders Belgium at age 22.
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Service number: 6962 Rank: Private Australian Imperial Force 15th Battalion
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James Oliver Alan Booth passed away on July 4, 1917 in Ypres, Flanders Belgium at 22 years old. he was buried in Mud Corner, British Cemetery Cemetery, Belgium. He was born in 1895 in Jamberoo, N.S.W. Australia. He is the child of George Doubleday Booth and Alice Maud Fisk.
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In 1895, in the year that James Oliver Alan Booth was born, 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.

In 1900, he was only 5 years old when the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud published his book (written in 1899) "The Interpretation of Dreams". Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in May of 1856, is the "father of psychoanalysis". Although he was a medical doctor, he was fascinated with the psyche and hypothesized the existence of the id, the ego, the superego, the libido, the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, and more. These are concepts that are still used by modern psychology.

In 1904, James was merely 9 years old when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1917, in the year of James Oliver Alan Booth's passing, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

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