Friday, 27 May 2011

On This Day ... 27 May

1827     Jonathan Arkle married Ann Wren at St Mary's Church, Horton, Northumberland, England.

1862     Emma Lucy Read was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She was the daughter of Silvester Read and Ann Terry.

1940     Captain Gerard Brian Chipchase Roberts of the Durham Light Infantry was killed in action, defending the retreat to Dunkirk, France. He was the 28 year old son of Gerard Chipchase Roberts (who was also killed in action in World War One), and Winifred Milbanke Hudson.

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