William Owen Montgomery (1917 - 1941)

William Owen Montgomery
1917 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
William Owen Montgomery was born around 1917. He died on October 19, 1941 at 24 years of age.

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William Owen Montgomery

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William

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Owen

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Male

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Coventry (london Road) Cemetery Square 279. Grave 108., in United Kingdom

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Service number: 2183427
Rank: Private
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 16th (h.d.) Bn.

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William Owen Montgomery died on October 19, 1941 at 24 years old. He was buried in Coventry (london Road) Cemetery Square 279. Grave 108., United Kingdom. He was born around 1917. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.
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1917 - 1941 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that William Owen Montgomery was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1921, at the age of merely 4 years old, William was alive when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1924, when he was just 7 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1934, at the age of 17 years old, William was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1941, in the year of William Owen Montgomery's passing, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

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