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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Ernest Bartholomew Wood: Birth: 9 Jan 1920 in Sevenoaks, Kent UK. Death: 14 Nov 1943 in Italy

  2. Gordon Stanley Wood: Birth: 13 Apr 1921 in Sevenoaks, Kent UK. Death: 27 May 1997 in Plaxtol, Kent UK

  3. Frank William Wood: Birth: 19 Apr 1924 in Lower River Hill Cotts.Weald Kent UK. Death: 29 Dec 1996 in Sevenoaks, Kent UK

  4. Eveline Elizebeth Ann Wood: Birth: 29 Sep 1930 in Kettles Hill Cottages Underriver, Kent UK. Death: 8 Dec 2012 in Summerdale Nursing Home , Newham London UK


Sources
1. Title:   1901 Census
2. Title:   1911 Census
3. Title:   Phillips Family 2 on ancestry.co.uk + email
Author:   Toni Phillips
Publication:   www.ancestry.co.uk
4. Title:   1939 Register
Author:   www.ancestry.co.uk
5. Title:   1837online.com
Publication:   1943 Oct-Dec Tonbridge 2a 1420
6. Title:   humphrey family june 2013
Author:   tar73al
Publication:   www.ancestry.co.uk
7. Title:   England & Wales , National Probate Calendar ,1858-1966 and 1973-1995
Publication:   www.ancestry.co.uk
8. Title:   Marriage Certificate
Publication:   1917 Mar Sevenoaks 2a 1337

Notes
a. Note:   From the England and Wales , National Probate Calendar ( Index of Wills and Administrations ) , 1858-1966 :-
 Wood Ernest George of 9 Bayham Road Sevenoaks Kent died 21 November 1943 Administration Llandudno 1 January to Bertha Elizabeth Wood widow . Effects £972 2s 2d
 In 1939 Ernest was living with his wife and son Gordon in schedule no 75 , 9 Bayham Road , Sevenoaks Kent UK and was a Lorry Driver Mechanic.
  At the time of his daughter Eveline's birth in 1930 Ernest was living in Kettle Hill Cottages Underriver ( near Sevenoaks ) Seal Kent UK and was a Private Chauffeur.
 In 1911 Ernest was a Gunner Royal Artillery in the Royal Garrison Artillery 52nd Company and was serving in Aden
  Military service
 On 4th June 1902:- Age 18 years 8 months, farm labourer, height 5' 11" , weight 140 lbs , chest min 34" ,max 36" , fresh complection , blue eyes , brown eyes , religion C of E.
  Joined 2 Depot 6/6/1902
 " 50 Company RGA 1/10/1902 " 44 " " 20/3/1903 " 52 " " 8/1/1908 Left the army 23/1/1920
  Postings
  Britian 4/6/1902 to 30/9/1902
 Gibraltar 1/10/1902 to 24/1/1905
 Sierra Leone 25/1/1905 to 27/2/1906
 Britian 28/2/1906 to 7/1/1908
 India 8/1/1908 to 13/9/1909
 Aden 14/9/1909 to 1/1/1912
 India 2/1/1912 to 11/10/1915
 Britian 12/10/1915 to 19/8/1917
 France 20/8/1917 to 12/8/1918
 Britian 18/8/1918 to 23/1/1920
  Medals
  1914-1915 Star on 25 June 1920 ( HMS Hardinge)
 British War Medal on 23 January 1921
 Victory Medal on 2 April 1921
 In his military records he is born in Shoreham Kent UK
  In 1901 Ernest was living with his mother , siblings and her partner ( James Wood ) in schedule no 64 , near Crown Road Shoreham near Sevenoaks Kent UK and was an Ag. Lab. All the people in the household have the surname of Wood. Number 61 was the Blacksmiths and no 59 was the Two Brewers Public House ( still there )
 Birth FreeBMD:- Dec Qtr 1883 Malling 2a 613
 Ernest was actually christened as Ernest George Humphrey in the Trottiscliffe Parish Records on 4 Nov 1883 and did know his real father was James William Humphrey. All the records of him after 1901 show his surname as Wood and his father as James Wood .
 I cannot find any trace of either Wood or Humphrey families in the 1891 Census.


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