John Ross Barber

(1877 - 1917)

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John Ross Barber
1877 - 1917
Born
c. 1877
Death
April 11, 1917
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John Ross Barber was born c. 1877. He died on April 11, 1917 at 40 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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John Ross Barber
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'2123a' Villers-bretonneux Memorial in 48th Bn.
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Service number: France
Rank: Private
Regiment: australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f.
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John Ross Barber died on April 11, 1917 at 40 years of age. He was buried in '2123a' Villers-bretonneux Memorial, 48th Bn.. He was born c. 1877. We have no information about John's immediate family.

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In 1877, in the year that John Ross Barber was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. presidential election of 1876 was ended with the selection of Rutherford B. Hayes as the winner. Samuel J. Tilden had won the popular vote in November 1876 but 20 votes in the electoral college were in dispute. An informal agreement was made in which Hayes agreed to remove federal troops from South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana, ending Reconstruction in the South. So, on March 4th, Rutherford B. Hayes became the 19th President of the United States.

In 1887, when he was just 10 years old, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

In 1893, by the time he was 16 years old, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1902, at the age of 25 years old, John was alive when the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1917, in the year of John Ross Barber's passing, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

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c. 1911 - Nov 16, 1942 1911 - 1942
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c. 1921 - Oct 22, 1943 1921 - 1943
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c. 1897 - Nov 15, 1916 1897 - 1916
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c. 1918 - Apr 28, 1942 1918 - 1942
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c. 1923 - May 24, 1944 1923 - 1944
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c. 1907 - Jun 30, 1944 1907 - 1944
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c. 1890 - May 27, 1915 1890 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Jun 1, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1919 - Nov 2, 1943 1919 - 1943
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c. 1913 - Jul 29, 1944 1913 - 1944
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c. 1923 - Jul 21, 1944 1923 - 1944
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c. 1923 - Feb 4, 1944 1923 - 1944
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