Robert James Farmer (1885 - 1914)

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Robert James Farmer
1885 - 1914
updated February 06, 2019
Robert James Farmer was born around 1885. He died on August 29, 1914 at 29 years old.

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Robert James Farmer

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Robert

Middle name

James

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La Ferte-sous-jouarre Memorial, in France

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Service number: 7415
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.

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Robert James Farmer died on August 29, 1914 at 29 years of age. He was buried in La Ferte-sous-jouarre Memorial, France. He was born around 1885. There is no information about Robert's family or relationships.
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1885 - 1914 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that Robert James Farmer was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1896, when he was only 11 years old, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1897, by the time he was just 12 years old, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1900, at the age of merely 15 years old, Robert was alive 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 1914, in the year of Robert James Farmer's passing, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

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Died: Mar 30, 1917
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Sarah Farmer
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Sidney William Farmer
around 1891 - Nov 11, 1918
Stanley Arthur Frederick Farmer
around 1923 - Mar 18, 1943
Stanley John Farmer
around 1914 - Nov 15, 1939
Stephen Bertie Farmer
around 1880 - Oct 13, 1915
Sylvia Mary Farmer
around 1940 - Jul 30, 1942
T Farmer
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around 1921 - Jun 15, 1942
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around 1877 - Sep 3, 1916
Robert William Farmer
around 1926 - Nov 23, 1944
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around 1886 - Mar 22, 1916
Ronald Roy Farmer
around 1922 - Mar 25, 1945
Roy Kenneth Farmer
around 1924 - Jun 6, 1944
S Farmer
Died: Aug 18, 1916
Samuel Farmer
around 1867 - Jun 22, 1920
Samuel Farmer
Died: Mar 30, 1917
Samuel Farmer
Died: May 4, 1915
Samuel Charles Farmer
around 1892 - Jan 24, 1919
Sarah Farmer
around 1861 - Oct 9, 1940
Sidney William Farmer
around 1891 - Nov 11, 1918
Stanley Arthur Frederick Farmer
around 1923 - Mar 18, 1943
Stanley John Farmer
around 1914 - Nov 15, 1939
Stephen Bertie Farmer
around 1880 - Oct 13, 1915
Sylvia Mary Farmer
around 1940 - Jul 30, 1942
T Farmer
Died: Nov 1, 1917
T Farmer
Died: Mar 30, 1941
T Farmer
Died: Nov 1, 1918
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