William Thomas Davies (1918 - 1944)

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William Thomas Davies
1918 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
William Thomas Davies was born around 1918. He died on July 18, 1944 at age 26.

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William Thomas Davies Biography

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William Thomas Davies

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William

Middle name

Thomas

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Male

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Bayeux Memorial Panel 12, in France

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Service number: 2719685
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment: Irish Guards
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.
Honors/awards: Mentioned In Despatches

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William Thomas Davies died on July 18, 1944 at 26 years old. He was buried in Bayeux Memorial Panel 12, France. He was born around 1918. There is no information about William's immediate family.
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1918 - 1944 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that William Thomas Davies was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1920, by the time he was merely 2 years old, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1925, at the age of only 7 years old, William was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1935, he was 17 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1944, in the year of William Thomas Davies'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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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
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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

Other Davieses

William Thomas Davies
around 1919 - Oct 3, 1943
William Thomas Davies
around 1885 - Dec 13, 1917
William Thomas Davies
1896 - Dec 22, 1915
Footscray, Australia
William Thomas Glyn Davies
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1945
William Thomas Howell Davies
around 1890 - Jul 10, 1916
William Thomas Patrick Davies
around 1922 - Sep 7, 1945
William Timothy Davies
Died: Nov 20, 1943
William Trehearne Davies
around 1890 - Nov 13, 1916
William Trevor Davies
around 1937 - Jan 18, 1941
William Twiston Davies
around 1919 - Jul 30, 1942
William Victor Davies
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
William Walter Davies
around 1918 - Dec 5, 1941
William Ward Davies
around 1920 - Aug 25, 1940
William Watkin Davies
around 1887 - Jan 29, 1917
Willie Davies
around 1922 - Jun 3, 1942
Willie Davies
around 1917 - Dec 30, 1941
Willie Davies
around 1896 - Jun 25, 1917
Windsor Davies
around 1902 - Apr 19, 1944
Winifred May Davies
around 1927 - Apr 23, 1941
Winston Davies
around 1919 - Feb 20, 1944

Other Bios

William Thomas Davies
around 1919 - Oct 3, 1943
William Thomas Davies
around 1885 - Dec 13, 1917
William Thomas Davies
1896 - Dec 22, 1915
Footscray, Australia
William Thomas Glyn Davies
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1945
William Thomas Howell Davies
around 1890 - Jul 10, 1916
William Thomas Patrick Davies
around 1922 - Sep 7, 1945
William Timothy Davies
Died: Nov 20, 1943
William Trehearne Davies
around 1890 - Nov 13, 1916
William Trevor Davies
around 1937 - Jan 18, 1941
William Twiston Davies
around 1919 - Jul 30, 1942
William Victor Davies
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
William Walter Davies
around 1918 - Dec 5, 1941
William Ward Davies
around 1920 - Aug 25, 1940
William Watkin Davies
around 1887 - Jan 29, 1917
Willie Davies
around 1922 - Jun 3, 1942
Willie Davies
around 1917 - Dec 30, 1941
Willie Davies
around 1896 - Jun 25, 1917
Windsor Davies
around 1902 - Apr 19, 1944
Winifred May Davies
around 1927 - Apr 23, 1941
Winston Davies
around 1919 - Feb 20, 1944
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