Harry Jenner (1868-1930) – seconded to the Greek navy!

Harry JENNER (1868-1930) – Harry joined the navy after doing a boilermaker’s apprenticeship at Chatham dockyard, and achieved the same rank – chief engine room artificer. He was seconded to the Greek navy in 1913 as part of the naval mission to Greece. After WW1 he went back to Greece and worked for a company there which dealt in locating …



George Jenner (1872-1964) – Mayor of Rochester

George JENNER (1872-1964) – Starting from nothing he opened a bookshop, then another and continued doing so until he had newsagents outlets throughout the Medway Towns. He was mayor of Rochester in 1931 and on ‘Royal Day’ – 22 June 1931 –  he welcomed HRH Prince George to the opening ceremony of the Rochester Historical Pageant in grounds of Rochester …



Tom Flight – Two Halves of a Life

Imagine a pile of clothing on a sea shore.  A middle-aged man enters the water and swims out to sea until he disappears.  Alternatively, the same man is in a small boat being rowed from one ship to another and in poor visibility is somehow capsizes and occupants are presumed drowned.  My grandfather, Will Jenner, however believed this man had …