Thomas Algernon Gregory (1908 - 1941)

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Thomas Algernon Gregory
1908 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Algernon Gregory was born around 1908. He died on May 3, 1941 at 33 years old.

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Thomas Algernon Gregory

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Algernon

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Tobruk War Cemetery 5. C. 11., in Libya

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Service number: qx5048
Rank: Private
Regiment: Australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f. 2/9 Bn.

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Thomas Algernon Gregory passed away on May 3, 1941 at 33 years of age. He was buried in Tobruk War Cemetery 5. C. 11., Libya. He was born around 1908. There is no information about Thomas's immediate family.
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1908 - 1941 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Thomas Algernon Gregory was born, a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1916, at the age of just 8 years old, Thomas was alive when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1924, at the age of 16 years old, Thomas was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1933, at the age of 25 years old, Thomas was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1941, in the year of Thomas Algernon Gregory's passing, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

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around 1916 - Aug 5, 1944
Thomas William Gregory
around 1891 - Feb 6, 1917
Thomas William Gregory
around 1895 - Mar 22, 1918
Thomas W. Gregory
around 1917 - May 27, 1944
Thomas Smith Gregory
around 1914 - Nov 3, 1942
Thomas Rankin Gregory
around 1894 - Aug 29, 1918
Thomas Leslie Arthur Gregory
around 1916 - Aug 18, 1944
Thomas Joseph Gregory
around 1912 - May 13, 1943
Thomas John Gregory
around 1882 - May 22, 1917
Thomas James Gregory
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Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1902 - May 11, 1941
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1891 - Jun 1, 1916
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1919 - Oct 1, 1942
Thomas George Gregory
around 1913 - Nov 12, 1945
Thomas George Gregory
around 1919 - Dec 10, 1942
Thomas Frederick Gregory
around 1910 - Sep 1, 1944

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Thomas Arthur Gregory
around 1919 - May 22, 1941
Thomas Charles Gregory
around 1890 - Apr 3, 1920
Thomas Edward Gregory
around 1878 - Dec 25, 1914
Thomas Frederick Gregory
around 1924 - Apr 17, 1945
Thomas Frederick Gregory
around 1910 - Sep 1, 1944
Thomas George Gregory
around 1919 - Dec 10, 1942
Thomas George Gregory
around 1913 - Nov 12, 1945
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1919 - Oct 1, 1942
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1891 - Jun 1, 1916
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1902 - May 11, 1941
Thomas James Gregory
Died: Dec 27, 1918
Thomas John Gregory
around 1882 - May 22, 1917
Thomas Joseph Gregory
around 1912 - May 13, 1943
Thomas Leslie Arthur Gregory
around 1916 - Aug 18, 1944
Thomas Rankin Gregory
around 1894 - Aug 29, 1918
Thomas Smith Gregory
around 1914 - Nov 3, 1942
Thomas W. Gregory
around 1917 - May 27, 1944
Thomas William Gregory
around 1895 - Mar 22, 1918
Thomas William Gregory
around 1891 - Feb 6, 1917
Thomas William Gregory
around 1916 - Aug 5, 1944

Other Bios

Thomas Arthur Gregory
around 1919 - May 22, 1941
Thomas Charles Gregory
around 1890 - Apr 3, 1920
Thomas Edward Gregory
around 1878 - Dec 25, 1914
Thomas Frederick Gregory
around 1924 - Apr 17, 1945
Thomas Frederick Gregory
around 1910 - Sep 1, 1944
Thomas George Gregory
around 1919 - Dec 10, 1942
Thomas George Gregory
around 1913 - Nov 12, 1945
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1919 - Oct 1, 1942
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1891 - Jun 1, 1916
Thomas Henry Gregory
around 1902 - May 11, 1941
Thomas James Gregory
Died: Dec 27, 1918
Thomas John Gregory
around 1882 - May 22, 1917
Thomas Joseph Gregory
around 1912 - May 13, 1943
Thomas Leslie Arthur Gregory
around 1916 - Aug 18, 1944
Thomas Rankin Gregory
around 1894 - Aug 29, 1918
Thomas Smith Gregory
around 1914 - Nov 3, 1942
Thomas W. Gregory
around 1917 - May 27, 1944
Thomas William Gregory
around 1895 - Mar 22, 1918
Thomas William Gregory
around 1891 - Feb 6, 1917
Thomas William Gregory
around 1916 - Aug 5, 1944
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