William James Allen (1899 - 1918)

William James Allen
1899 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
William James Allen was born in 1899. He was born to Allen George Allen and Rachel Ann Anderson Allen. He died on April 14, 1918 in Hamilton, Australia at age 19.
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William James Allen
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William
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James
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Allen
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Hamilton, Australia
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Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 3., in Belgium
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Service number: 40657
Rank: Private
Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.

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William James Allen passed away on April 14, 1918 in Hamilton, Australia at 19 years old. He was buried in Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 3., Belgium. William was born in 1899. He was born to Allen George Allen and Rachel Ann Anderson Allen.
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In 1899, in the year that William James Allen was born, 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 1900, when he was just 1 year old, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1907, William was merely 8 years old when the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1918, in the year of William James Allen's passing, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

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