Robert William Brown (died 1940)

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Robert William Brown
? - 1940 (edit)
updated July 24, 2019
Robert William Brown died on May 25, 1940.

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Robert William Brown

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William

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Great Yarmouth (gorleston) Cemetery Sec. U. Grave 88., in United Kingdom

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Service number: lt/kx 101600
Rank: Engineman
Regiment: Royal Naval Patrol Service
Unit/ship/squadron: H.m. Drifter Evening Primrose.

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Robert William Brown died on May 25, 1940. He was buried in Great Yarmouth (gorleston) Cemetery Sec. U. Grave 88., United Kingdom. We have no information about Robert's surviving family.
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1940 World Events

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In 1807, on March 2nd, the U.S. Congress passed an act to "prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States . . . from any foreign kingdom, place, or country" This Federal law, proposed by Thomas Jefferson in 1806, took effect on January 1,1808. However, historians estimate that over 50,000 slaves were brought to the U.S. after the Act since the U.S. did not include Spanish Florida and Texas - and therefore places where slaves could be brought in.

In 1823, on February 20th, British explorer James Weddell's expedition to Antarctica traveled 532 miles south of the Antarctic Circle - the southernmost position any ship had reached before. It would be more than 80 years before anyone sailed farther. The region of the Southern Ocean that he explored was later named the Weddell Sea.

In 1852, on March 2nd, an experimental steam fire engine was tested in the US. Great Britain had begun using "steam pumpers" after 1829, when they were invented.

In 1921, 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 1940, in the year of Robert William Brown's passing, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

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around 1923 - Dec 24, 1943
Robert Winchester Brown
around 1898 - Apr 6, 1917
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1899 - Oct 13, 1918
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1898 - Apr 14, 1917
Robert William Burdon Brown
around 1920 - Apr 6, 1942
Robert William Brown
around 1906 - Jul 27, 1944

Other Browns

Robert William Brown
around 1906 - Jul 27, 1944
Robert William Burdon Brown
around 1920 - Apr 6, 1942
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1898 - Apr 14, 1917
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1899 - Oct 13, 1918
Robert Winchester Brown
around 1898 - Apr 6, 1917
Robert Wishart Brown
around 1923 - Dec 24, 1943
Robert Wood Brown
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1918
Roberta Margaret Brown
around 1942 - Feb 24, 1944
Robertson Cyril Brown
around 1893 - Aug 23, 1917
Robin Lowis Campbell Brown
around 1896 - Jun 8, 1917
Robinson Brown
Died: Mar 28, 1918
Robinson Brown
around 1920 - Nov 2, 1942
Roderick Brown
around 1894 - Apr 24, 1918
Roderick Brown
around 1889 - Jan 31, 1942
Roderick Smith Wright Brown
Died: Mar 13, 1917
Roland Brown
around 1919 - Apr 16, 1943
Roland Clyde Sidney Brown
Died: Sep 3, 1914
Roland Henry Brown
around 1924 - Apr 29, 1945
Ronald Brown
Died: Nov 12, 1914
Ronald Brown
Died: Jan 5, 1945

Other Bios

Robert William Brown
around 1906 - Jul 27, 1944
Robert William Burdon Brown
around 1920 - Apr 6, 1942
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1898 - Apr 14, 1917
Robert Wilson Brown
around 1899 - Oct 13, 1918
Robert Winchester Brown
around 1898 - Apr 6, 1917
Robert Wishart Brown
around 1923 - Dec 24, 1943
Robert Wood Brown
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1918
Roberta Margaret Brown
around 1942 - Feb 24, 1944
Robertson Cyril Brown
around 1893 - Aug 23, 1917
Robin Lowis Campbell Brown
around 1896 - Jun 8, 1917
Robinson Brown
Died: Mar 28, 1918
Robinson Brown
around 1920 - Nov 2, 1942
Roderick Brown
around 1894 - Apr 24, 1918
Roderick Brown
around 1889 - Jan 31, 1942
Roderick Smith Wright Brown
Died: Mar 13, 1917
Roland Brown
around 1919 - Apr 16, 1943
Roland Clyde Sidney Brown
Died: Sep 3, 1914
Roland Henry Brown
around 1924 - Apr 29, 1945
Ronald Brown
Died: Nov 12, 1914
Ronald Brown
Died: Jan 5, 1945
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