Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian1

M, #155351, b. 4 September 1879, d. 14 August 1954
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian was born on 4 September 1879 at Bron Dirion, Caernarvonshire, Wales.2 He was the son of Major George Arnold Christian and Elizabeth McGowan.1 He married Marguerite Annie Hornby, daughter of Charles Herbert Hornby and Marguerite Ingram, on 29 September 1900.1 He died on 14 August 1954 at age 74 at Fleet, Hampshire, England.2
     He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 In 1916 he raised the 91st Siege Battery.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.)1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Leopold of Belgium.1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.1 He wrote the book Unflinching: A Diary of Tragic Adventure.1

Children of Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian and Marguerite Annie Hornby

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Marguerite Annie Hornby1

F, #155352, b. September 1878, d. 29 September 1940
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Marguerite Annie Hornby was born in September 1878 at Earl's Barton, Northamptonshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Charles Herbert Hornby and Marguerite Ingram.1,2 She married Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian, son of Major George Arnold Christian and Elizabeth McGowan, on 29 September 1900.1 She died on 29 September 1940 at Bron Dirion, Caernarvonshire, Wales.2
     From 29 September 1900, her married name became Christian.1

Children of Marguerite Annie Hornby and Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Charles Herbert Hornby1

M, #155353
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Charles Herbert Hornby is the son of William Henry Hornby.1 He married Marguerite Ingram.2
     He lived at Earl's Barton, Northamptonshire, England.1

Child of Charles Herbert Hornby and Marguerite Ingram

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Major Charles George Hornby Christian1

M, #155354, b. 13 February 1904, d. 29 March 1989
Last Edited=7 Apr 2017
     Major Charles George Hornby Christian was born on 13 February 1904 at Bron Dirion, Caernarvonshire, Wales.2 He was the son of Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian and Marguerite Annie Hornby.1 He married Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe, daughter of Captain Percy Randell Follett Howe, on 22 June 1935 in a Lancaster Gate, London, England marriage.2 He died on 29 March 1989 at age 85 at South Newton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.3
     He was educated at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, England.1 He was commissioned in 1924, in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1943, when he was invalided.1 He retired from the military in 1943, with the rank of Major, late of the Royal Artillery.1 He lived in 1969 at Clare Cottage, 29 Folkestone Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.1

Children of Major Charles George Hornby Christian and Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  3. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe1

F, #155355
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe was born at Monkstown, County Cork, Ireland.2 She was the daughter of Captain Percy Randell Follett Howe.1 She married Major Charles George Hornby Christian, son of Lt.-Col. William Francis Christian and Marguerite Annie Hornby, on 22 June 1935 in a Lancaster Gate, London, England marriage.2 She died at Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.2

Children of Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe and Major Charles George Hornby Christian

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.


Captain Percy Randell Follett Howe1

M, #155356, d. before 1969
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Captain Percy Randell Follett Howe died before 1969.1
     He lived at Monkstown, County Cork, Ireland.1

Child of Captain Percy Randell Follett Howe

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Robin Christian1

M, #155357, b. 19 April 1936, d. 23 June 1938
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Robin Christian was born on 19 April 1936.1 He was the son of Major Charles George Hornby Christian and Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe.1 He died on 23 June 1938 at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Hazel Nonie Christian1

F, #155358, b. 8 August 1938
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Hazel Nonie Christian was born on 8 August 1938.1 She is the daughter of Major Charles George Hornby Christian and Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe.1 She married Richard Stephen Jones, son of John William Jones, on 14 March 1959.1
     From 14 March 1959, her married name became Jones.1

Children of Hazel Nonie Christian and Richard Stephen Jones

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Richard Stephen Jones1

M, #155359
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Richard Stephen Jones was born at Gravesend, Kent, England.2 He is the son of John William Jones.1 He married Hazel Nonie Christian, daughter of Major Charles George Hornby Christian and Nonie Winifred Sophie Howe, on 14 March 1959.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He lived in 1969 at 4 Wain Road, Bovington Camp, Wareham, Dorset, England.1

Children of Richard Stephen Jones and Hazel Nonie Christian

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

John William Jones1

M, #155360, d. before 1969
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     John William Jones died before 1969.1
     He lived at 17 Pine Avenue, Gravesend, Kent, England.1

Child of John William Jones

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]