William Wright Johnson (1892 - 1918)

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William Wright Johnson
1892 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
William Wright Johnson was born around 1892. He died on April 21, 1918 at age 26.

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William Wright Johnson

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William

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Wright

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Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1 Vi. C. 62., in France

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Service number: 44196
Rank: Private
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 7th Bn.

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William Wright Johnson passed away on April 21, 1918 at 26 years old. He was buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1 Vi. C. 62., France. He was born around 1892. We have no information about William's immediate family.
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1892 - 1918 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that William Wright Johnson was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1900, he was just 8 years old when a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1902, at the age of just 10 years old, William was alive when the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1918, in the year of William Wright Johnson's passing, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

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around 1912 - Dec 29, 1943
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around 1911 - Mar 17, 1941
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around 1916 - May 23, 1940
Dick Bytheway Johnson-Cadwell
around 1919 - May 16, 1947
Hector Stanley Johnson-Hall
around 1878 - Jul 2, 1944
Violet Maud Johnson-Hall
around 1879 - Jul 2, 1944
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