William George Allen (1887 - 1914)

William George Allen
1887 - 1914
updated July 24, 2019
William George Allen was born c. 1887. He married Annie Maria Ashton. He died on November 1, 1914 at 27 years old. We know that William George Allen had been residing in Australia.
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William George Allen
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George
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Allen
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Australia
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Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 9 And 11., in Belgium
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Service number: 12851
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Queen's (royal West Surrey Regiment)
Unit/ship/squadron: 15th Bn.

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William George Allen passed away on November 1, 1914 at age 27. He was buried in Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 9 And 11., Belgium. William was born c. 1887. He married Annie Maria Ashton. We know that William George Allen had been residing in Australia.
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In 1887, in the year that William George Allen was born, 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 1890, William was only 3 years old when on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1899, William was merely 12 years old when 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 1901, when he was merely 14 years old, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1914, in the year of William George Allen's passing, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

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