Rev. William Bromley Box

4 Sep 1867 - 26 Sep 1917

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Rev. William Bromley Box

4 Sep 1867 - 26 Sep 1917
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Grave site information of Rev. William Bromley Box (4 Sep 1867 - 26 Sep 1917) at Brighton and Preston Cemetery in Brighton, Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom from BillionGraves

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Rev. William Bromley Box


Brighton and Preston Cemetery

Downs Crematorium
Brighton, Brighton and Hove, England
United Kingdom


In ever loving memory of William Bromley Box, priest, born 4th Sept 1867, entered into life 26th Sept 1917, Jesu Mercy. Also of Evelyn, his wife, 24th June 1876 - 14th Sept 1957. And remembering their children; John Box, 1911-1936, Lieut xx the Lancashire Fusiliers / RWAFF, buried in Accra, West Africa. Francis Box, 1915-1941, Flight Lieut RAF, buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma. Lucy Box, 1907-1960, of Trafalgar School, Montreal, cremated at Golders Green. Harold Oldfield Box, 1904-1978, Dramatist, cremated at Worthing. Helen Langley, 1906-1983, cremated at Chichester and her ashes interred in this grave. William Box, 1903-1985, Poet, cremated at Mortlake and his ashes interred in this grace. Violet (Vida) Box, 1910-2007, whose ashes are interred here. The ashes of their mother Evelyn are here. Also son of Helen, Michael Langley, 1933-2000.

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He was a Priest with many family intered with him.


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December 13, 2015


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Life timeline of Rev. William Bromley Box

Rev. William Bromley Box was born on 4 Sep 1867
Rev. William Bromley Box was 7 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Rev. William Bromley Box was 18 years old when Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog. Louis Pasteur was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since. He reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. His medical discoveries provided direct support for the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine. He is best known to the general public for his invention of the technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of bacteriology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch, and is popularly known as the "father of microbiology".
Rev. William Bromley Box was 27 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
Rev. William Bromley Box was 38 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
Rev. William Bromley Box died on 26 Sep 1917 at the age of 50
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