James Stevenson Johnston (1893 - 1916)

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James Stevenson Johnston
1893 - 1916
updated February 06, 2019
James Stevenson Johnston was born around 1893. He died on July 1, 1916 at 23 years old.

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James Stevenson Johnston

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James

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Stevenson

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Burial / Funeral

Serre Road Cemetery No.2 Vi. F. 10., in France

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Service number: 17980
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
Unit/ship/squadron: 13th Bn.

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James Stevenson Johnston passed away on July 1, 1916 at 23 years old. He was buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.2 Vi. F. 10., France. He was born around 1893. We are unaware of information about James's surviving family.
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1893 - 1916 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that James Stevenson Johnston was born, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1900, when he was just 7 years old, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1903, when he was only 10 years old, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1916, in the year of James Stevenson Johnston's passing, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

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James Webster Johnston
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James Valentine Johnston
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James Thomas Johnston
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James Thomas Johnston
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James Stewart Johnston
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James Thomas Johnston
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James Thomas Johnston
around 1914 - Aug 15, 1940
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around 1924 - Nov 19, 1944
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around 1881 - Oct 3, 1915
James William Johnston
around 1894 - Feb 22, 1916
James William Johnston
around 1885 - Oct 30, 1917
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around 1920 - Mar 8, 1940
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James William Johnston
around 1899 - Sep 25, 1918
James Wilson Johnston
around 1908 - Aug 2, 1942
Jay Syver Johnston
around 1922 - Oct 20, 1943
Jean Johnston
around 1930 - Feb 5, 1942
Jean Marie Johnston
around 1924 - Feb 19, 1944
John Johnston
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John Johnston
Died: Oct 26, 1917
John Johnston
around 1884 - May 26, 1918
John Johnston
around 1884 - Nov 4, 1918

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James Stewart Johnston
Died: Oct 12, 1917
James Thomas Johnston
around 1877 - Jan 4, 1919
James Thomas Johnston
around 1914 - Aug 15, 1940
James Valentine Johnston
around 1895 - Apr 3, 1917
James Webster Johnston
around 1924 - Nov 19, 1944
James Weir Johnston
Died: Apr 5, 1945
James William Johnston
around 1881 - Oct 3, 1915
James William Johnston
around 1894 - Feb 22, 1916
James William Johnston
around 1885 - Oct 30, 1917
James William Johnston
around 1920 - Mar 8, 1940
Oklahoma, United States
James William Johnston
around 1899 - Sep 25, 1918
James Wilson Johnston
around 1908 - Aug 2, 1942
Jay Syver Johnston
around 1922 - Oct 20, 1943
Jean Johnston
around 1930 - Feb 5, 1942
Jean Marie Johnston
around 1924 - Feb 19, 1944
John Johnston
around 1891 - Aug 10, 1918
John Johnston
Died: May 1, 1917
John Johnston
Died: Oct 26, 1917
John Johnston
around 1884 - May 26, 1918
John Johnston
around 1884 - Nov 4, 1918
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