Sir Robert Charles Gunning, 8th Bt.1

M, #428911, b. 2 December 1901, d. 7 December 1989
Last Edited=27 Apr 2017
     Sir Robert Charles Gunning, 8th Bt. was born on 2 December 1901.1 He was the son of Charles Archibald John Gunning and Beatrice Constance Purvis.2 He married Helen Nancy Hallett, daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Theodore John Hallett, on 15 September 1934.1 He died on 7 December 1989 at age 88.1,3
     He was educated at St. Paul's School, London, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Captain in the service of the 50th (Northanptonshire Regiment), AA Battalion, Royal Engineers (TA).1 He succeeded as the 8th Baronet Gunning, of Eltham, co. Kent [G.B., 1778] on 29 January 1950.1 He lived at Peace River, Alberta, CanadaG.1 He lived at Eltham, Kent, EnglandG.1

Children of Sir Robert Charles Gunning, 8th Bt. and Helen Nancy Hallett

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  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.

Josephine Gunning1

F, #428912, b. 30 June 1904
Last Edited=29 Mar 2010
     Josephine Gunning was born on 30 June 1904.1 She is the daughter of Charles Archibald John Gunning and Beatrice Constance Purvis.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Colonel George Hamilton Gunning1

M, #428913, b. 3 November 1876, d. 6 December 1936
Last Edited=6 Aug 2011
     Colonel George Hamilton Gunning was born on 3 November 1876.1 He was the son of Major Charles George Gunning and Emma Cameron Logan.2 He married, firstly, Wynifred Florence Langton Challice, daughter of Reverend Walter David Challice, on 2 June 1906.1 He and Wynifred Florence Langton Challice were divorced in 1925.1 He married, secondly, Sybil Viola Ashton, daughter of H. P. Ashton, in 1926.1 He died on 6 December 1936 at age 60.1
     He fought in the Tirah Campaign in 1897.1 He fought in the Waziristan Campaign between 1901 and 1902.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Clonel.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1918.1 He fought in the Afghan War in 1919.1 He fought in the Waziristan Campaign between 1919 and 1920.1 He was Colonel Commandant of the PAVO Cavalry, Indian Army.1

Children of Colonel George Hamilton Gunning and Wynifred Florence Langton Challice

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend Walter David Challice1

M, #428914
Last Edited=6 Aug 2011
     Reverend Walter David Challice lived at Hove, Sussex, EnglandG.1 He graduated with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1

Child of Reverend Walter David Challice

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Wynifred Florence Langton Challice1

F, #428915, d. 22 September 1930
Last Edited=6 Aug 2011
     Wynifred Florence Langton Challice was the daughter of Reverend Walter David Challice.2 She married Colonel George Hamilton Gunning, son of Major Charles George Gunning and Emma Cameron Logan, on 2 June 1906.1 She and Colonel George Hamilton Gunning were divorced in 1925.1 She died on 22 September 1930.1
     From 2 June 1906, her married name became Gunning.

Children of Wynifred Florence Langton Challice and Colonel George Hamilton Gunning

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Major Jack Hamilton Gunning1

M, #428916, b. 5 February 1907, d. 26 November 1956
Last Edited=6 Aug 2011
     Major Jack Hamilton Gunning was born on 5 February 1907.1 He was the son of Colonel George Hamilton Gunning and Wynifred Florence Langton Challice.2 He married, firstly, Judith Clowes Castle, daughter of Captain Norton Clowes Castle, on 2 July 1938.1 He married, secondly, Kathleen Irene Wilson, daughter of P. W. A. Wilson, on 4 August 1951.1 He died on 26 November 1956 at age 49.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Bombay Grenadier, Indian Army.1

Child of Major Jack Hamilton Gunning and Judith Clowes Castle

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Herbert John Elmhirst1

M, #428917, b. 1861
Last Edited=26 Feb 2017
     Herbert John Elmhirst was born in 1861.1 He was the son of Reverend William Elmhirst and Ann Elizabeth Pasmore Heaton.1

Child of Herbert John Elmhirst

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Judith Clowes Castle1

F, #428918, d. 10 May 1942
Last Edited=26 Feb 2017
     Judith Clowes Castle was the daughter of Captain Norton Clowes Castle.2 She married Major Jack Hamilton Gunning, son of Colonel George Hamilton Gunning and Wynifred Florence Langton Challice, on 2 July 1938.1 She died on 10 May 1942.1
     From 2 July 1938, her married name became Gunning.

Child of Judith Clowes Castle and Major Jack Hamilton Gunning

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain John Benjamin Lionel Underwood1

M, #428919
Last Edited=17 Nov 2010
     Captain John Benjamin Lionel Underwood is the son of Lt.-Col. J. B. Underwood.1 He married Cherry Hamilton Gunning, daughter of Major Jack Hamilton Gunning and Judith Clowes Castle, on 19 May 1962.1
     He retired from the military, with the rank of Captain, late of the King's Own Royal Border Regiment.1

Children of Captain John Benjamin Lionel Underwood and Cherry Hamilton Gunning

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Cherry Hamilton Gunning1

F, #428920, b. 8 September 1939
Last Edited=17 Nov 2010
     Cherry Hamilton Gunning was born on 8 September 1939.1 She is the daughter of Major Jack Hamilton Gunning and Judith Clowes Castle.2 She married Captain John Benjamin Lionel Underwood, son of Lt.-Col. J. B. Underwood, on 19 May 1962.1
     From 19 May 1962, her married name became Underwood. She lived in 2003 at 9 Linkfield, West Molesey, Surrey, EnglandG.1

Children of Cherry Hamilton Gunning and Captain John Benjamin Lionel Underwood

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1708. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]