William Grey Robbins (1919 - 1944)

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William Grey Robbins
1919 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
William Grey Robbins was born around 1919. He died on November 5, 1944 at 25 years old.

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William Grey Robbins

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William

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Grey

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Cassino Memorial Panel 3., in Italy

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Service number: 1882075
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 945 (i.w.t.) Operating Coy.

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William Grey Robbins passed away on November 5, 1944 at 25 years old. He was buried in Cassino Memorial Panel 3., Italy. He was born around 1919. We have no information about William's surviving family.
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1919 - 1944 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that William Grey Robbins was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1920, by the time he was only 1 year old, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1929, at the age of merely 10 years old, William was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1933, at the age of only 14 years old, William was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1944, in the year of William Grey Robbins's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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William Robert Robbins
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William Reginald Robbins
around 1887 - Oct 31, 1917
William Martin Robbins
around 1879 - Feb 21, 1915
William Joseph Robbins
around 1877 - Apr 23, 1917
William James Robbins
around 1893 - Oct 10, 1916
William Henry James Robbins
around 1872 - Jun 22, 1917
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William Henry Robbins
around 1893 - Jul 10, 1917
William Henry James Robbins
around 1872 - Jun 22, 1917
William James Robbins
around 1893 - Oct 10, 1916
William Joseph Robbins
around 1877 - Apr 23, 1917
William Martin Robbins
around 1879 - Feb 21, 1915
William Reginald Robbins
around 1887 - Oct 31, 1917
William Robert Robbins
around 1899 - Jun 15, 1918
William Thomas Robbins
around 1911 - Jul 28, 1945
William Vincent Robbins
Died: Sep 15, 1916
Willis Robbins
Died: Sep 25, 1916

Other Bios

William Henry Robbins
around 1893 - Jul 10, 1917
William Henry James Robbins
around 1872 - Jun 22, 1917
William James Robbins
around 1893 - Oct 10, 1916
William Joseph Robbins
around 1877 - Apr 23, 1917
William Martin Robbins
around 1879 - Feb 21, 1915
William Reginald Robbins
around 1887 - Oct 31, 1917
William Robert Robbins
around 1899 - Jun 15, 1918
William Thomas Robbins
around 1911 - Jul 28, 1945
William Vincent Robbins
Died: Sep 15, 1916
Willis Robbins
Died: Sep 25, 1916
Harry Herbert Robblee
Died: Apr 9, 1917
George Francis Robbs
around 1895 - Jul 31, 1917
Guy Robbs
around 1923 - Jan 1, 1943
Edward Robbshaw
Died: Mar 29, 1918
Alexander Robe
around 1915 - Jun 1, 1942
David Robe
Died: Aug 22, 1915
F Robe
Died: Feb 18, 1917
John Robe
around 1919 - Nov 25, 1939
John Josiah Robe
1906 - Oct 31, 1942
Princetown, Australia
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