Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong (1898 - 1915)

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Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong
1898 - 1915
c. 1898
June 3, 1915
Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong was born c. 1898, and died at age 16 years old on June 3, 1915. Thomas Armstrong was buried at Rhondda (trealaw) Cemetery W. 779. in United Kingdom. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Service number: 34457 Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Unit/ship/squadron: 13th Bn.
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Rhondda (trealaw) Cemetery W. 779. in United Kingdom
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Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong lived 54 years shorter than the average Armstrong family member when he died at the age of 17.
The average age of an Armstrong family member is 71.

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In 1898, in the year that Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1900, he was merely 2 years old when the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1905, he was just 7 years old when the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1915, in the year of Thomas Richard Jenkin Armstrong's passing, 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.


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