My thanks to Ed, my second cousin,
for this photo of his grandparents.
My thanks to Ed, my second cousin, for this photo of
Louis Frederick Gardner
who died in WWI in France on 12th April 1917 aged 22 years
He was in the 58th Bn of the
[Central Ontario Regiment].
He is buried at Thelus Military Cemetery,
Pas de Calais, France.
Thelus is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, France.
The village was captured by the Canadian Corps on 9th April 1917
and it remained in British hands until the end of the war.
Thelus Military Cemetery is in the open country about 1.5 kilometres N.W. of the village.
with daughters Ivy, Violet, Ethel & Nellie
Sarah Gardner [nee Shrubsole]
with her daughters
Violet May Gardner 1897 - 1990
Ethel Gardner 1900 - 1994
Nellie Gardner 1902 - 1993
1831 - 1917
If anyone is interested in making contact with them please let me have your e mail address and I will pass it on.
Albert Edward was born 1869 & Emily was born 1872
1841 - 1928
My great x 2 uncle
James worked in 1866 as a Cabinet Maker's Porter in Canterbury, a Miller Journeyman in Lympne in 1869, a Farm Labourer in Hythe in 1871, a Bricklayer in Dover in 1881, and by 1928 he was a Retired Master Builder, in Brabourne, where he died. He also worked at sometime as a coachman for the Deedes family who owned Saltwood Castle.
My thanks to Paul, the great grandson of James, for sending me this photo.