Ancestors of Bernard George Gillett
Bernard George Gillett
Birth: 24 Apr 1881 - Norwood, Surrey
Death: 15 Apr 1956 - Milford on Sea
Cause of Death:
Father: William Edward Gillett
Mother: Florence Bailey
Spouses and Children
1. *Nora Constance Pim
Marriage: 19 Nov 1910 - Colombo, Ceylon
1. Kathleen Mary Gillett
2. Major General Sir Peter Bernard Gillett KCVO CB CBE
In 1901 lived at Colyton,St. Julians Road,Streatham,London when he was 19 and studying mechanical engineering.
Attended Marlborough College.
Qualified as a mechanical engineer and worked on the London underground.
Lived and worked as an engineer in the Colonial service in Bombay and Poona,India for over 30 years from 1905 to 1935.
Was in India for the First World War.
Based in Southhampton for Second World War.A major in the army engineers.
Later lived in Hordle and then in Barnes Road,Milford on Sea,Hampshire.(moved there in 1952)
His ashes were scattered at Milford on Sea.
There is a memorial stone at All Saints Church,Milford on Sea.