William Henry Woodward (1915 - 1944)

William Henry Woodward
1915 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
William Henry Woodward was born around 1915. He died on July 23, 1944 at 29 years old.

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William Henry Woodward

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William

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Henry

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Ryes War Cemetery Bazenville, in France

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Service number: 5573416
Rank: Private
Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 5th Bn.

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William Henry Woodward passed away on July 23, 1944 at 29 years of age. He was buried in Ryes War Cemetery Bazenville, France. He was born around 1915. We have no information about William's family or relationships.
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1915 - 1944 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that William Henry Woodward was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1925, when he was only 10 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1927, William was just 12 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1934, he was 19 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1944, in the year of William Henry Woodward's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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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
around 1880 - Oct 15, 1914

Other Woodwards

around 1880 - Oct 15, 1914
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

around 1880 - Oct 15, 1914
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
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