William Henry Woodward (1880 - 1914)

William Henry Woodward
1880 - 1914
updated February 06, 2019
William Henry Woodward was born around 1880. He died on October 15, 1914 at 34 years old.

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William Henry Woodward

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William

Middle name

Henry

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Male

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Death

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Chatham Naval Memorial 7., in United Kingdom

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Service number: ch/11382
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: h.m.s. hawke.

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William Henry Woodward passed away on October 15, 1914 at 34 years of age. He was buried in Chatham Naval Memorial 7., United Kingdom. He was born around 1880. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.
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1880 - 1914 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that William Henry Woodward was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1895, when he was just 15 years old, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1897, when he was 17 years old, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1902, William was 22 years old when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1914, in the year of William Henry Woodward's passing, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

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Other William Woodwards

Sep 11, 2001 - Unknown
Sep 11, 1867 - May 14, 1944
Jan 2, 1953 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1898 - Jun 14, 1917
around 1892 - Nov 2, 1916
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
around 1891 - Oct 5, 1915
Unknown - Apr 13, 1916
around 1920 - Nov 14, 1942
around 1887 - Nov 28, 1916
around 1886 - Sep 12, 1916
around 1903 - Oct 8, 1946
Unknown - Oct 9, 1916

Other Woodwards

Unknown - Oct 9, 1916
around 1903 - Oct 8, 1946
around 1886 - Sep 12, 1916
around 1887 - Nov 28, 1916
around 1920 - Nov 14, 1942
Unknown - Apr 13, 1916
around 1891 - Oct 5, 1915
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
around 1892 - Nov 2, 1916
around 1898 - Jun 14, 1917
around 1896 - Dec 31, 1915

Other Bios

Unknown - Oct 9, 1916
around 1903 - Oct 8, 1946
around 1886 - Sep 12, 1916
around 1887 - Nov 28, 1916
around 1920 - Nov 14, 1942
Unknown - Apr 13, 1916
around 1891 - Oct 5, 1915
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
around 1892 - Nov 2, 1916
around 1898 - Jun 14, 1917
around 1896 - Dec 31, 1915
Unknown - Aug 16, 1917
around 1897 - Jun 20, 1918
around 1887 - Mar 25, 1918
around 1887 - Sep 18, 1918
around 1897 - Sep 15, 1916
Unknown - Oct 7, 1916
Unknown - Jul 20, 1915
Unknown - Sep 22, 1917
around 1889 - Jul 9, 1916
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