John Alexander Henry May (1922 - 1943)

John Alexander Henry May
1922 - 1943
updated February 06, 2019
John Alexander Henry May was born c. 1922. He died on November 10, 1943 at 21 years old.
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Alexander Henry
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Rhodes War Cemetery 1. B. 5., in Greece
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Service number: 420230
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Australian Air Force

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John Alexander Henry May passed away on November 10, 1943 at 21 years old. He was buried in Rhodes War Cemetery 1. B. 5., Greece. He was born c. 1922. There is no information about John's family or relationships.
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1922 - 1943 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that John Alexander Henry May was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1930, John was only 8 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1939, John was 17 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1943, in the year of John Alexander Henry May's passing, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

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1881 - Unknown
1928 - 1976
c. 1892 - Jul 15, 1916
c. 1890 - Aug 27, 1917
Unknown - Sep 26, 1915
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914

Other Mays

Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918
Unknown - Sep 26, 1915

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Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944
Unknown - Oct 15, 1914
Unknown - Oct 28, 1914
Unknown - Nov 30, 1917
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
c. 1895 - May 26, 1916
c. 1909 - May 23, 1941
Unknown - Jul 22, 1915
c. 1915 - Sep 4, 1943
c. 1922 - Dec 4, 1943
c. 1896 - Aug 14, 1917
c. 1914 - Feb 3, 1944
c. 1893 - Oct 30, 1918
Unknown - Apr 30, 1915
c. 1925 - Jun 25, 1946
c. 1882 - Mar 25, 1918
Unknown - Sep 26, 1915
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