Thomas Alfred George Gregory

(1915 - 1944)

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Thomas Alfred George Gregory
1915 - 1944
Born
c. 1915
Death
June 11, 1944
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Thomas Alfred George Gregory was born c. 1915. He died on June 11, 1944 at 29 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Thomas Alfred George Gregory
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Southgate Cemetery Sec. O. Old Part. Grave 666. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 6469575
Rank: Private
Regiment: Sherwood Foresters (notts And Derby Regiment)
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Thomas Alfred George Gregory passed away on June 11, 1944 at 29 years old. He was buried in Southgate Cemetery Sec. O. Old Part. Grave 666., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1915. We are unaware of information about Thomas's immediate family.

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In 1915, in the year that Thomas Alfred George Gregory was born, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1920, at the age of merely 5 years old, Thomas was alive when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1924, when he was merely 9 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1935, by the time he was 20 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1944, in the year of Thomas Alfred George Gregory'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. 1913 - Nov 12, 1945 1913 - 1945
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c. 1878 - Dec 25, 1914 1878 - 1914
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c. 1924 - Apr 17, 1945 1924 - 1945
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c. 1919 - Dec 10, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1913 - Nov 12, 1945 1913 - 1945
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c. 1919 - Oct 1, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1891 - Jun 1, 1916 1891 - 1916
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c. 1902 - May 11, 1941 1902 - 1941
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c. 1882 - May 22, 1917 1882 - 1917
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c. 1912 - May 13, 1943 1912 - 1943
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c. 1916 - Aug 18, 1944 1916 - 1944
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c. 1894 - Aug 29, 1918 1894 - 1918
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c. 1914 - Nov 3, 1942 1914 - 1942
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c. 1917 - May 27, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1895 - Mar 22, 1918 1895 - 1918
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c. 1891 - Feb 6, 1917 1891 - 1917

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c. 1908 - May 3, 1941 1908 - 1941
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c. 1919 - May 22, 1941 1919 - 1941
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c. 1890 - Apr 3, 1920 1890 - 1920
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c. 1878 - Dec 25, 1914 1878 - 1914
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c. 1924 - Apr 17, 1945 1924 - 1945
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c. 1910 - Sep 1, 1944 1910 - 1944
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c. 1919 - Dec 10, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1913 - Nov 12, 1945 1913 - 1945
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c. 1919 - Oct 1, 1942 1919 - 1942
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c. 1891 - Jun 1, 1916 1891 - 1916
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c. 1902 - May 11, 1941 1902 - 1941
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Unknown - Dec 27, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1882 - May 22, 1917 1882 - 1917
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c. 1912 - May 13, 1943 1912 - 1943
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c. 1916 - Aug 18, 1944 1916 - 1944
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c. 1894 - Aug 29, 1918 1894 - 1918
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c. 1914 - Nov 3, 1942 1914 - 1942
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c. 1917 - May 27, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1895 - Mar 22, 1918 1895 - 1918
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c. 1891 - Feb 6, 1917 1891 - 1917
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