James William Anderson (1917 - 1940)

James William Anderson
1917 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
James William Anderson was born c. 1917. He died on September 7, 1940 at age 23.
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Tower Hill Memorial Panel 59., in United Kingdom
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Rank: Sailor
Regiment: Merchant Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: S.s. Jose De Larrinaga (liverpool)

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James William Anderson died on September 7, 1940 at 23 years old. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial Panel 59., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1917. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family.
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1917 - 1940 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that James William Anderson was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1920, by the time he was only 3 years old, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1925, James was merely 8 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1936, at the age of 19 years old, James was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1940, in the year of James William Anderson's passing, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

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Other James Andersons

Apr 14, 1944 - Unknown
Mar 29, 1879 - Nov 16, 1907
1826 - 1885
c. 1921 - Aug 30, 1943
Aug 29, 1921 - Aug 19, 1942

Other Andersons

Aug 29, 1921 - Aug 19, 1942
c. 1921 - Aug 30, 1943
c. 1922 - Apr 14, 1944
c. 1899 - Sep 24, 1946
c. 1886 - Apr 28, 1941
c. 1924 - Aug 7, 1943
c. 1868 - Dec 28, 1917
Unknown - Mar 5, 1917
c. 1936 - Dec 27, 1940
c. 1916 - Oct 2, 1940
c. 1895 - Sep 20, 1917
c. 1882 - Jun 24, 1940
c. 1895 - Mar 2, 1917
c. 1896 - Sep 20, 1917
c. 1873 - Apr 29, 1918
c. 1892 - Nov 29, 1918
c. 1883 - Dec 22, 1918
c. 1889 - Jun 14, 1916
c. 1897 - Sep 27, 1917

Other Bios

Aug 29, 1921 - Aug 19, 1942
c. 1921 - Aug 30, 1943
c. 1922 - Apr 14, 1944
c. 1899 - Sep 24, 1946
c. 1886 - Apr 28, 1941
c. 1924 - Aug 7, 1943
c. 1868 - Dec 28, 1917
Unknown - Mar 5, 1917
c. 1936 - Dec 27, 1940
c. 1916 - Oct 2, 1940
c. 1895 - Sep 20, 1917
c. 1882 - Jun 24, 1940
c. 1895 - Mar 2, 1917
c. 1896 - Sep 20, 1917
c. 1873 - Apr 29, 1918
c. 1892 - Nov 29, 1918
c. 1883 - Dec 22, 1918
c. 1889 - Jun 14, 1916
c. 1897 - Sep 27, 1917
c. 1886 - Nov 3, 1918
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