Thomas Joseph Gregory (1912 - 1943)

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Thomas Joseph Gregory
1912 - 1943
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Joseph Gregory was born around 1912. He died on May 13, 1943 at age 31.

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Thomas Joseph Gregory

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Joseph

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Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery Row B. Grave 24., in Netherlands

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Service number: 996725
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 57 Sqdn.

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Thomas Joseph Gregory died on May 13, 1943 at age 31. He was buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery Row B. Grave 24., Netherlands. He was born around 1912. There is no information about Thomas's immediate family.
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1912 - 1943 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Thomas Joseph Gregory was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1928, he was 16 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1930, he was 18 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1934, Thomas was 22 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1943, in the year of Thomas Joseph Gregory's passing, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

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Thomas Anthony Gregory
Died: around Nov 6, 2009
St. Louis, MO, United States
Thomas William Gregory
around 1880 - Jun 4, 1915
Thomas William Gregory
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

Other Gregories

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
Thomas William Gregory
around 1880 - Jun 4, 1915
Vernon Gregory
around 1895 - Feb 19, 1921
Vernon Cameron Gregory
around 1895 - Apr 19, 1917
Vernon Percy Gregory
around 1905 - Mar 25, 1941
Victor Charles Gregory
around 1886 - Apr 28, 1917
Victor Frederick Gregory
Died: Aug 18, 1944
Victor Levi Gregory
around 1881 - Mar 23, 1918
Victor William Gregory
around 1897 - Jul 1, 1916
Vincent Charles Gregory
around 1913 - Nov 21, 1941
Violet May Gregory
around 1927 - May 11, 1941
W Gregory
Died: Sep 18, 1918
W Gregory
around 1893 - Jul 10, 1920
W Gregory
around 1885 - Aug 25, 1916

Other Bios

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
Thomas William Gregory
around 1880 - Jun 4, 1915
Vernon Gregory
around 1895 - Feb 19, 1921
Vernon Cameron Gregory
around 1895 - Apr 19, 1917
Vernon Percy Gregory
around 1905 - Mar 25, 1941
Victor Charles Gregory
around 1886 - Apr 28, 1917
Victor Frederick Gregory
Died: Aug 18, 1944
Victor Levi Gregory
around 1881 - Mar 23, 1918
Victor William Gregory
around 1897 - Jul 1, 1916
Vincent Charles Gregory
around 1913 - Nov 21, 1941
Violet May Gregory
around 1927 - May 11, 1941
W Gregory
Died: Sep 18, 1918
W Gregory
around 1893 - Jul 10, 1920
W Gregory
around 1885 - Aug 25, 1916
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