Thomas Henry Allen

(1887 - 1918)

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Thomas Henry Allen
1887 - 1918
Born
c. 1887
Death
October 13, 1918
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Thomas Henry Allen was born c. 1887. He died on October 13, 1918 at 31 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Thomas Henry Allen
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Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery E. 33. 12. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 6894/ts
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: h.m.s. chepstow
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Thomas Henry Allen passed away on October 13, 1918 at age 31. He was buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery E. 33. 12., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1887. We have no information about Thomas's surviving family.

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In 1887, in the year that Thomas Henry Allen was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1895, he was only 8 years old when on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1897, when he was merely 10 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 1909, at the age of 22 years old, Thomas was alive when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1918, in the year of Thomas Henry Allen's passing, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

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c. 1885 - Aug 18, 1917 1885 - 1917
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c. 1917 - Apr 6, 1943 1917 - 1943
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c. 1895 - Mar 21, 1918 1895 - 1918
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c. 1899 - Sep 27, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Apr 24, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1879 - Aug 8, 1915 1879 - 1915
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c. 1878 - Jul 2, 1916 1878 - 1916
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c. 1870 - May 19, 1918 1870 - 1918
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Unknown - Sep 22, 1914 ? - 1914
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c. 1922 - Feb 8, 1945 1922 - 1945
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c. 1897 - Mar 24, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1891 - Sep 10, 1916 1891 - 1916
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c. 1890 - May 28, 1917 1890 - 1917
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c. 1881 - Jan 3, 1918 1881 - 1918
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c. 1897 - Aug 11, 1917 1897 - 1917
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c. 1926 - May 20, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1915 - May 31, 1942 1915 - 1942
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