John May (1895 - 1918)

John May
1895 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
John May was born c. 1895. He died on September 20, 1918 at age 23.
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Vis-en-artois Memorial Panel 5., in France
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Service number: 241903
Rank: Private
Regiment: Leicestershire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.

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John May passed away on September 20, 1918 at 23 years of age. He was buried in Vis-en-artois Memorial Panel 5., France. He was born c. 1895. There is no information about John's family.
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1895 - 1918 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that John May was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1900, he was merely 5 years old when 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 1905, when he was just 10 years old, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1918, in the year of John May's passing, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

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Other John Mays

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 - Dec 28, 1940
Unknown - Apr 25, 1942
c. 1917 - Jul 19, 1944
c. 1907 - Aug 7, 1944
c. 1910 - Jun 11, 1944
c. 1917 - Nov 26, 1940
Unknown - Dec 19, 1945
c. 1916 - Feb 22, 1942
c. 1921 - Mar 6, 1943
c. 1903 - Dec 8, 1945
c. 1890 - Feb 3, 1919
c. 1877 - Nov 26, 1914
Unknown - Sep 5, 1914
c. 1900 - Oct 18, 1918
c. 1923 - Mar 31, 1944
c. 1922 - Nov 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944

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Unknown - Dec 28, 1940
Unknown - Apr 25, 1942
c. 1917 - Jul 19, 1944
c. 1907 - Aug 7, 1944
c. 1910 - Jun 11, 1944
c. 1917 - Nov 26, 1940
Unknown - Dec 19, 1945
c. 1916 - Feb 22, 1942
c. 1921 - Mar 6, 1943
c. 1903 - Dec 8, 1945
c. 1890 - Feb 3, 1919
c. 1877 - Nov 26, 1914
Unknown - Sep 5, 1914
c. 1900 - Oct 18, 1918
c. 1923 - Mar 31, 1944
c. 1922 - Nov 10, 1943
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1931 - May 20, 1941
c. 1912 - Jan 4, 1943
c. 1911 - Sep 23, 1944
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