Archibald Frank WILLIS

Archibald Frank WILLIS

Male 1895 - 1970  (74 years)Deceased

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  • Name Archibald Frank WILLIS  [1
    Born 26 Jan 1895  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1970  Wells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I2969  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2014 

    Father Ancestors Edward WILLIS,   b. 4 Feb 1861, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1939, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Rosina Jane COTTON,   b. 3 Mar 1861, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1938, 77 High Street, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1883  Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Nellie W FLACK,   b. 1899, Poplar, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1919, MarQ  Bridge District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Archibald G WILLIS,   b. 1920, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1940, Killed in Action - World War 2 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Family ID F1044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1895 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Archibald Willis and son - serving their country in two World Wars
    Archibald Willis and son - serving their country in two World Wars
    Archibald F Willis served in the 1st Life Guards in the Great War, his son, also called Archie, was a Gunner in the RAF and was killed in a tragic accident...

    Photos
    Archie WILLIS [b1895]
    Archie WILLIS [b1895]

    Documents
    Barham School Record Books - 1912
    Barham School Record Books - 1912
    23rd December 1912
    Trooper Willis, 1st Life Guards, an old pupil of the school, visited this afternoon.
    Barham School Record Books - 1915
    Barham School Record Books - 1915
    14th June 1915
    Trooper A Willis, 1st Life Guards (an old boy), who has been at the Front since last September, visited the Schools this morning. He is returnint to the Front again this evening.
    Barham School Record Books - 1916-1917
    Barham School Record Books - 1916-1917
    8th January 1917
    Corp A Willis, 1st Life Guards, (an old boy) from the Front, visited this morning.
    Barham School Record Books - 1918
    Barham School Record Books - 1918
    12th March 1918
    Cpl of Horse, A F Willis, 1st Life Guards, an old boy home from the Western Front, visited this morning.

    Portraits
    WILLIS, Archie Snr
    WILLIS, Archie Snr

  • Notes 
    • The Barham School Record Books note the following visits from an 'A F Willis, 1st Life Guards':

      23rd December 1912
      Trooper Willis, 1st Life Guards, an old pupil of the school, visited this afternoon.

      14th June 1914
      Trooper A Willis, 1st Life Guards (an old boy), who has been at the Front since last September, visited the Schools this morning. He is returnint to the Front again this evening.

      8th January 1917
      Corp A Willis, 1st Life Guards, (an old boy) from the Front, visited this morning.

      12th March 1918
      Cpl of Horse, A F Willis, 1st Life Guards, an old boy home from the Western Front, visited this morning.

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] FreeBMD - Birth Index: 1837-1983, http://www.freebmd.org.uk , Bridge 2a 842.

    2. [S12] FreeBMD - Birth Index: 1837-1983, http://www.freebmd.org.uk , 1895 - Mar - Bridge 2a 842.

    3. [S13] FreeBMD - Death Index: 1837-1983, http://www.freebmd.org.uk, 1970 Sep Wells 7c 1223.

    4. [S18] FreeBMD - Marriage Index: 1837-1983, 1883 - Sep - Dover 2a 1472.

    5. [S18] FreeBMD - Marriage Index: 1837-1983, Bridge 2a 1879 (Reliability: 3).