Richard Carter

(1921 - 1943)

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Richard Carter
1921 - 1943
Born
c. 1921
Death
July 17, 1943
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Richard Carter was born c. 1921. He died on July 17, 1943 at age 22.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Carter
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Catania War Cemetery Sicily in Italy
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Service number: 4454454
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 9th Bn.
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Richard Carter passed away on July 17, 1943 at 22 years old. He was buried in Catania War Cemetery Sicily, Italy. He was born c. 1921. There is no information about Richard's family or relationships.

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In 1921, in the year that Richard Carter was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1930, by the time he was only 9 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1937, when he was 16 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1943, in the year of Richard Carter's passing, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

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Unknown - Apr 23, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1916 - Nov 25, 1941 1916 - 1941
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c. 1898 - Jun 13, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1920 - Jul 20, 1944 1920 - 1944
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c. 1929 - Jul 12, 1944 1929 - 1944
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c. 1899 - Sep 29, 1918 1899 - 1918
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c. 1878 - Jul 26, 1918 1878 - 1918
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c. 1894 - Jul 16, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1907 - Apr 25, 1944 1907 - 1944
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c. 1898 - Jun 17, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1875 - Jun 7, 1915 1875 - 1915
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c. 1917 - Jun 21, 1942 1917 - 1942
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Unknown - May 31, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1884 - Sep 25, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1869 - May 31, 1917 1869 - 1917
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c. 1886 - Nov 12, 1915 1886 - 1915
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