Richard Richardson King

(died 1916)

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Richard Richardson King
1916
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July 1, 1916
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Richard Richardson King died on July 1, 1916.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Richardson King
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Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 11 C And 12 A. in France
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Service number: 17789
Rank: Private
Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 10th Bn.
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Richard Richardson King passed away on July 1, 1916. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 11 C And 12 A., France. We are unaware of information about Richard's family.

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In 1814, mechanical engineer George Stephenson - who taught himself to read and write at age 18 - built the first practical steam locomotive. Named Blücher, the train was built to haul coal. It could haul 30 tons of coal up a hill at 4 mph.

In 1837, on January 26th, Michigan became the 26th state admitted to the United States. Previously part of the Northwest Territory, the area bordered four of the five Great Lakes. The Erie Canal opened up the area, bringing settlers and therefore statehood.

In 1853, on March 4th, Franklin Pierce became the 14th President of the United States. His son had been killed in a train accident that also involved Pierce and his wife on January 6 - the only of 3 sons to survive until then. Due to the resultant depression and his unpopular policies, he was not re-nominated for President and served only one term.

In 1886, on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1916, in the year of Richard Richardson King's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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c. 1897 - Jan 20, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1876 - Aug 26, 1916 1876 - 1916
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c. 1893 - Jul 27, 1916 1893 - 1916
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c. 1919 - Jul 21, 1943 1919 - 1943
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c. 1904 - Jul 14, 1942 1904 - 1942
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c. 1925 - Jan 13, 1944 1925 - 1944
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