Thomas Walter Allen

(1926 - 1945)

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Thomas Walter Allen
1926 - 1945
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c. 1926
Death
May 20, 1945
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Thomas Walter Allen was born c. 1926. He died on May 20, 1945 at 19 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Adelaide River War Cemetery S.a.15. in Australia
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Service number: 440166
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Australian Air Force
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Thomas Walter Allen passed away on May 20, 1945 at age 19. He was buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery S.a.15., Australia. He was born c. 1926. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family or relationships.

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In 1926, in the year that Thomas Walter Allen was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1930, Thomas was only 4 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 1938, at the age of only 12 years old, Thomas was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, in the year of Thomas Walter Allen's passing, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

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