John Frederick Ray (died 1942)

John Frederick Ray
? - 1942 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
John Frederick Ray died on October 24, 1942.
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Inverness (tomnahurich) Cemetery Sec. A. Class 3. Grave 394., in United Kingdom
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Service number: 852917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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John Frederick Ray died on October 24, 1942. He was buried in Inverness (tomnahurich) Cemetery Sec. A. Class 3. Grave 394., United Kingdom. We have no information about John's family or relationships.
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In 1829, on May 6th, the patent for an instrument called an "accordion" was applied for by German citizen Cyrill Demian. The patent described the accordion this way: "Its appearance essentially consists of a little box with feathers of metal plates and bellows fixed to it, in such a way that it can easily be carried, and therefore traveling visitors to the country will appreciate the instrument."

In 1860, on February 26th, near Eureka California, white settlers attacked a tribe of Wiyot Indians on Indian Island. Over 60 women, children and older people died. Bret Harte - a writer and friend of Mark Twain - reported the news about the massacre to the papers in San Francisco.

In 1911, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1923, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1942, in the year of John Frederick Ray's passing, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

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Other John Rays

c. 1889 - Mar 26, 1918
c. 1895 - Oct 26, 1915
Unknown - Jul 15, 1916
c. 1889 - May 3, 1917
c. 1910 - Dec 23, 1941
c. 1901 - Feb 25, 1941
c. 1921 - Jul 6, 1943

Other Rays

c. 1921 - Jul 6, 1943
c. 1901 - Feb 25, 1941
c. 1910 - Dec 23, 1941
c. 1889 - May 3, 1917
Unknown - Jul 15, 1916
c. 1895 - Oct 26, 1915
c. 1889 - Mar 26, 1918
c. 1919 - Nov 3, 1942
c. 1890 - Apr 9, 1917
c. 1892 - Feb 20, 1917
c. 1892 - Feb 20, 1917
c. 1902 - Jun 9, 1940
c. 1888 - Sep 1, 1918
c. 1921 - Dec 16, 1942
c. 1902 - Nov 7, 1943
c. 1898 - Nov 18, 1916
Unknown - Oct 26, 1940
c. 1877 - Sep 13, 1940
Unknown - Apr 17, 1943
c. 1920 - Jun 14, 1942

Other Bios

c. 1921 - Jul 6, 1943
c. 1901 - Feb 25, 1941
c. 1910 - Dec 23, 1941
c. 1889 - May 3, 1917
Unknown - Jul 15, 1916
c. 1895 - Oct 26, 1915
c. 1889 - Mar 26, 1918
c. 1919 - Nov 3, 1942
c. 1890 - Apr 9, 1917
c. 1892 - Feb 20, 1917
c. 1892 - Feb 20, 1917
c. 1902 - Jun 9, 1940
c. 1888 - Sep 1, 1918
c. 1921 - Dec 16, 1942
c. 1902 - Nov 7, 1943
c. 1898 - Nov 18, 1916
Unknown - Oct 26, 1940
c. 1877 - Sep 13, 1940
Unknown - Apr 17, 1943
c. 1920 - Jun 14, 1942
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