Ronald Albert William King

(1926 - 1944)

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Ronald Albert William King
1926 - 1944
Born
c. 1926
Death
July 20, 1944
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Ronald Albert William King was born c. 1926. He died on July 20, 1944 at 18 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ronald Albert William King
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Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 90 in United Kingdom
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Service number: d/kx 600155
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: H.m.s. Isis
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Ronald Albert William King passed away on July 20, 1944 at 18 years of age. He was buried in Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 90, United Kingdom. He was born c. 1926. There is no information about Ronald's surviving family.

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In 1926, in the year that Ronald Albert William King was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1930, when he was just 4 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 1939, he was merely 13 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, in the year of Ronald Albert William King's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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c. 1905 - May 4, 1946 1905 - 1946
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c. 1921 - Aug 26, 1943 1921 - 1943
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c. 1921 - May 23, 1944 1921 - 1944
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c. 1914 - Nov 14, 1940 1914 - 1940
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c. 1910 - Apr 18, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1921 - May 23, 1941 1921 - 1941
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c. 1926 - Jan 4, 1945 1926 - 1945

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c. 1926 - Jan 4, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1921 - May 23, 1941 1921 - 1941
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Unknown - Jul 23, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1910 - Apr 18, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1917 - Jun 17, 1940 1917 - 1940
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c. 1914 - Nov 14, 1940 1914 - 1940
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c. 1921 - May 23, 1944 1921 - 1944
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Unknown - Feb 5, 1942 ? - 1942
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c. 1921 - Aug 26, 1943 1921 - 1943
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c. 1905 - May 4, 1946 1905 - 1946
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c. 1917 - Feb 12, 1942 1917 - 1942
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c. 1926 - Nov 1, 1944 1926 - 1944
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c. 1921 - Nov 10, 1940 1921 - 1940
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Unknown - Feb 3, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1938 - Sep 25, 1940 1938 - 1940
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c. 1910 - Feb 8, 1944 1910 - 1944
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c. 1884 - Aug 19, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1907 - Sep 1, 1945 1907 - 1945
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Unknown - Oct 26, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1923 - Sep 29, 1945 1923 - 1945

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c. 1926 - Jan 4, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1921 - May 23, 1941 1921 - 1941
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Unknown - Jul 23, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1910 - Apr 18, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1917 - Jun 17, 1940 1917 - 1940
Bio
c. 1914 - Nov 14, 1940 1914 - 1940
Bio
c. 1921 - May 23, 1944 1921 - 1944
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Unknown - Feb 5, 1942 ? - 1942
Bio
c. 1921 - Aug 26, 1943 1921 - 1943
Bio
c. 1905 - May 4, 1946 1905 - 1946
Bio
c. 1917 - Feb 12, 1942 1917 - 1942
Bio
c. 1926 - Nov 1, 1944 1926 - 1944
Bio
c. 1921 - Nov 10, 1940 1921 - 1940
Bio
Unknown - Feb 3, 1915 ? - 1915
Bio
c. 1938 - Sep 25, 1940 1938 - 1940
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c. 1910 - Feb 8, 1944 1910 - 1944
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c. 1884 - Aug 19, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1907 - Sep 1, 1945 1907 - 1945
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Unknown - Oct 26, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1923 - Sep 29, 1945 1923 - 1945
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