James Richard Connell (1872 - 1915)

James Richard Connell
1872 - 1915
updated February 06, 2019
James Richard Connell was born around 1872. He died on September 30, 1915 at age 43.

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James Richard Connell

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James

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Richard

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Tower Hill Memorial, in United Kingdom

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Rank: First Engineer
Regiment: Mercantile Marine
Unit/ship/squadron: steam Trawler vulture (grimsby)

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James Richard Connell passed away on September 30, 1915 at age 43. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial, United Kingdom. He was born around 1872. We have no information about James's surviving family.
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1872 - 1915 World Events

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In 1872, in the year that James Richard Connell was born, on March 1st, Yellowstone National Park became the first national park in the U.S. and perhaps the world's first national park. Established by Congress and signed into law by President Grant, Yellowstone is one of the most spectacular areas in the U.S., filled with natural wonders and wildlife.

In 1884, by the time he was only 12 years old, on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1892, when he was 20 years old, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1908, he was 36 years old when a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1915, in the year of James Richard Connell's passing, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

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1853 - 1926
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around 1869 - Aug 10, 1917
around 1916 - Dec 23, 1942
around 1913 - Sep 26, 1942

Other Connells

around 1913 - Sep 26, 1942
around 1916 - Dec 23, 1942
around 1869 - Aug 10, 1917
around 1880 - Mar 13, 1941
around 1874 - Mar 26, 1918
Unknown - May 25, 1918
around 1878 - Nov 21, 1914
around 1882 - Apr 2, 1917
around 1886 - Oct 10, 1915
around 1898 - Nov 14, 1918
Unknown - Oct 10, 1916
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
Unknown - Nov 5, 1916
Unknown - Sep 9, 1916
around 1896 - Jul 20, 1918
Unknown - Apr 10, 1918
Unknown - Oct 17, 1915
around 1886 - Apr 20, 1918
Unknown - Aug 16, 1917

Other Bios

around 1913 - Sep 26, 1942
around 1916 - Dec 23, 1942
around 1869 - Aug 10, 1917
around 1880 - Mar 13, 1941
around 1874 - Mar 26, 1918
Unknown - May 25, 1918
around 1878 - Nov 21, 1914
around 1882 - Apr 2, 1917
around 1886 - Oct 10, 1915
around 1898 - Nov 14, 1918
Unknown - Oct 10, 1916
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
Unknown - Nov 5, 1916
Unknown - Sep 9, 1916
around 1896 - Jul 20, 1918
Unknown - Apr 10, 1918
Unknown - Oct 17, 1915
around 1886 - Apr 20, 1918
Unknown - Aug 16, 1917
around 1895 - Mar 21, 1918
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