John Henry Blackwell

(1896 - 1917)

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John Henry Blackwell
1896 - 1917
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c. 1896
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September 20, 1917
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John Henry Blackwell was born c. 1896. He died on September 20, 1917 at age 21.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 115 To 119 And 162a And 163a. in Belgium
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Service number: 12808
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: 17th Bn.
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John Henry Blackwell passed away on September 20, 1917 at 21 years of age. He was buried in Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 115 To 119 And 162a And 163a., Belgium. He was born c. 1896. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships.

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In 1896, in the year that John Henry Blackwell was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1900, John was merely 4 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1907, when he was only 11 years old, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1917, in the year of John Henry Blackwell's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

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