Thomas Walter Ryan (1878 - 1918)

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Thomas Walter Ryan
1878 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Walter Ryan was born around 1878. He died on April 17, 1918 at 40 years old.

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Thomas Walter Ryan

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Walter

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'100' Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, in 4th Bn.

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Service number: France
Rank: Private
Regiment: australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f.

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Thomas Walter Ryan passed away on April 17, 1918 at age 40. He was buried in '100' Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, 4th Bn.. He was born around 1878. We have no information about Thomas's family or relationships.
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1878 - 1918 World Events

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In 1878, in the year that Thomas Walter Ryan was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1887, at the age of only 9 years old, Thomas was alive when on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1899, when he was 21 years old, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1904, Thomas was 26 years old when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1918, in the year of Thomas Walter Ryan's passing, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

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around 1917 - Oct 17, 1940
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around 1917 - May 19, 1945
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Died: Jun 20, 1940
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around 1857 - Nov 1, 1916
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around 1920 - May 3, 1941
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Died: Jul 7, 1916
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Died: Nov 14, 1914
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Died: Feb 10, 1918
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Died: Dec 5, 1920
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around 1900 - Apr 19, 1918
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Died: Oct 8, 1917
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Died: Jun 20, 1918
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Died: May 18, 1915
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around 1872 - Jul 22, 1919
W A Ryan
Died: Aug 19, 1916
W F Ryan
Died: Mar 19, 1918
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Died: Sep 6, 1920
W L Ryan
Died: Sep 23, 1916
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