John William Alfred Garner (1895 - 1916)

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Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 1 C And 1 D.,
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Service number: 23318
Rank: Private
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 9th Bn.

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William Alfred

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5 generations of Garners

5 generations of Garners

Ethel Greenland & Lloyd Franklin Garner

Ethel Greenland & Lloyd Franklin Garner

Brigadier General Clyde Hoover Garner

Brigadier General Clyde Hoover Garner

Clyde Hoover Garner

Clyde Hoover Garner

Jean, Lillian, & Elizabeth Garner

Jean, Lillian, & Elizabeth Garner

Ethel Greenland & George Maxey

Ethel Greenland & George Maxey

Lloyd Franklin Garner

Lloyd Franklin Garner

Swartz family?

Swartz family?

Rachael Evans Posey Garner

Rachael Evans Posey Garner

Absalom Garner

Absalom Garner

Freeman family

Freeman family

Peter "Pete" T. Garner obituary

Peter "Pete" T. Garner obituary

James Garner, actor

James Garner, actor

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Doris M. (Smith) Garner 5 generations of Garners Ethel Greenland & Lloyd Franklin Garner Brigadier General Clyde Hoover Garner

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1895 - In the year that John William Alfred Garner 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.

1898 - When he was merely 3 years old, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1913 - He was 18 years old when Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

1914 - At the age of 19 years old, John was alive when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1916 - In the year of John William Alfred Garner's passing, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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John William Alfred Garner passed away on September 15, 1916 at 21 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 1 C And 1 D., France. He was born around 1895. We have no information about John's surviving family.

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