Walter Danks (1885 - 1916)

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Walter Danks
1885 - 1916
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Danks was born around 1885. He died on September 3, 1916 at 31 years old.

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Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 13 A And 13 B., in France

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Service number: r/692
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: 10th Bn.

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Walter Danks passed away on September 3, 1916 at 31 years old. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 13 A And 13 B., France. He was born around 1885. There is no information about Walter's family.
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1885 - 1916 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that Walter Danks was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1898, he was just 13 years old when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1899, when he was only 14 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, by the time he was 19 years old, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1916, in the year of Walter Danks's passing, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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around 1899 - Nov 7, 1918
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around 1895 - Oct 30, 1918
William Joseph Danks
around 1921 - Jan 6, 1944
William Leslie Danks
around 1884 - Nov 26, 1940
William Thomas Danks
around 1905 - Jul 24, 1944
Keith John Danks-Brown
around 1916 - Sep 11, 1942
Alfred Danman
around 1877 - Oct 9, 1917
Danmole Hameeds
Died: Oct 29, 1942
A Dann
Died: Nov 8, 1918
A E Dann
Died: May 2, 1917
A G Dann
around 1896 - Jun 17, 1916
Achilles George Dann
around 1888 - Nov 25, 1944
Albert Edwin Dann
around 1894 - Jan 1, 1917
Albert George William Dann
around 1910 - Jan 3, 1944
Alfred George Dann
around 1896 - Aug 17, 1916
Alfred Robert Dann
around 1914 - Dec 4, 1943
Alfred Victor Dann
around 1914 - Oct 4, 1944
Allan Joseph Dann
around 1918 - Dec 24, 1944
Archie Mckenzie Dann
Died: Oct 1, 1917
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