William Margrave Davies (1906 - 1945)

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William Margrave Davies
1906 - 1945
updated February 06, 2019
William Margrave Davies was born around 1906. He died on September 13, 1945 at 39 years old.

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William Margrave Davies

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William

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Margrave

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Oxford (botley) Cemetery Plot I/1. Grave 207., in United Kingdom

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Service number: 245151
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps

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William Margrave Davies died on September 13, 1945 at 39 years old. He was buried in Oxford (botley) Cemetery Plot I/1. Grave 207., United Kingdom. He was born around 1906. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.
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1906 - 1945 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that William Margrave Davies was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1913, by the time he was merely 7 years old, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1921, he was just 15 years old when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1935, at the age of 29 years old, William was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1945, in the year of William Margrave Davies's passing, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

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William Ward Davies
around 1920 - Aug 25, 1940
William Walter Davies
around 1918 - Dec 5, 1941
William Victor Davies
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
William Twiston Davies
around 1919 - Jul 30, 1942
William Trevor Davies
around 1937 - Jan 18, 1941
William Trehearne Davies
around 1890 - Nov 13, 1916
William Timothy Davies
Died: Nov 20, 1943
William Thomas Patrick Davies
around 1922 - Sep 7, 1945
William Thomas Howell Davies
around 1890 - Jul 10, 1916
William Thomas Glyn Davies
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1945
William Thomas Davies
1896 - Dec 22, 1915
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William Thomas Davies
around 1885 - Dec 13, 1917
William Thomas Davies
around 1919 - Oct 3, 1943
William Thomas Davies
around 1918 - Jul 18, 1944
William Thomas Davies
around 1922 - Sep 13, 1942
William Thomas Davies
around 1909 - Dec 20, 1941

Other Davieses

William Michael Davies
Died: Feb 27, 1944
William Michael Arlingham Davies
around 1919 - May 13, 1940
William Morgan Davies
around 1893 - Apr 23, 1917
William Morgan Davies
around 1920 - May 20, 1943
William Morgan Davies
around 1901 - Feb 22, 1944
William Nathan Davies
Died: Jun 21, 1916
William Neville Davies
Died: Jun 18, 1944
William Norman Davies
around 1893 - Jul 30, 1916
William Oswald Davies
around 1917 - Sep 22, 1944
William Owen Davies
around 1914 - Sep 25, 1943
William Owen Davies
around 1883 - Jan 16, 1918
William Powell Davies
around 1912 - Apr 18, 1943
William Price Davies
around 1919 - May 26, 1943
William Ralph Davies
around 1896 - Oct 6, 1915
William Raymond Davies
around 1920 - Dec 2, 1942
William Read Davies
around 1897 - Mar 18, 1915
William Reginald Davies
around 1898 - Apr 9, 1918
William Reginald Stanley Davies
around 1922 - May 31, 1943
William Rhys Davies
around 1897 - Nov 30, 1917

Other Bios

William Michael Davies
Died: Feb 27, 1944
William Michael Arlingham Davies
around 1919 - May 13, 1940
William Morgan Davies
around 1893 - Apr 23, 1917
William Morgan Davies
around 1920 - May 20, 1943
William Morgan Davies
around 1901 - Feb 22, 1944
William Nathan Davies
Died: Jun 21, 1916
William Neville Davies
Died: Jun 18, 1944
William Norman Davies
around 1893 - Jul 30, 1916
William Oswald Davies
around 1917 - Sep 22, 1944
William Owen Davies
around 1914 - Sep 25, 1943
William Owen Davies
around 1883 - Jan 16, 1918
William Powell Davies
around 1912 - Apr 18, 1943
William Price Davies
around 1919 - May 26, 1943
William Ralph Davies
around 1896 - Oct 6, 1915
William Raymond Davies
around 1920 - Dec 2, 1942
William Read Davies
around 1897 - Mar 18, 1915
William Reginald Davies
around 1898 - Apr 9, 1918
William Reginald Stanley Davies
around 1922 - May 31, 1943
William Rhys Davies
around 1897 - Nov 30, 1917
William Ricard Davies
around 1916 - Feb 25, 1943
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