1916 - Edward Gale WW1

Edward was actually registered and christened Edwin John the son of Frank or Francis Gale and his wife Martha Ann nee Barker.  Frank was the son of James and Ann Gale nee Matthews, and had lived in Oare until the late 1870s when he moved to London.  Edwin was born in 1883 in Marylebone but his mother died in 1884 and his father remarried Emily Elizabeth Waymark in 1888, on the 1891 census he was living with his father and stepmother in London.  On the 1901 census he was staying in Oare with his Grandmother Ann and his occupation at the age of 17 was Baker.

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