Thomas Ivor Mathewson (1919 - 1942)

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Thomas Ivor Mathewson
1919 - 1942
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Ivor Mathewson was born around 1919. He died on February 12, 1942 at age 23.

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Thomas Ivor Mathewson

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Ivor

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The Hague (westduin) General Cemetery Allied Plot. Row 2. Grave 24., in Netherlands

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Service number: 33323
Rank: Squadron Leader
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Unit/ship/squadron: 86 Sqdn.

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Thomas Ivor Mathewson passed away on February 12, 1942 at 23 years old. He was buried in The Hague (westduin) General Cemetery Allied Plot. Row 2. Grave 24., Netherlands. He was born around 1919. We are unaware of information about Thomas's surviving family.
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1919 - 1942 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Thomas Ivor Mathewson was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1922, by the time he was just 3 years old, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1927, at the age of only 8 years old, Thomas was alive when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1937, at the age of 18 years old, Thomas was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1942, in the year of Thomas Ivor Mathewson's passing, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

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Died: Sep 16, 1942
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Died: May 1, 1945
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Died: Jun 12, 1945
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Died: Mar 9, 1945
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Died: Jul 3, 1941
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