William Henry Turburville

17 August 1915–1989 (Age 73)

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Turburville was born on 17 August 1915, his father, John Edward Turburville, was 27 and his mother, Alice Mary Reynolds, was 28. He married Joan Hilda Johnson on 14 October 1939, in Limehouse, London, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1989, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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William Henry Turburville
Joan Hilda Johnson
Marriage: 14 October 1939

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14 October 1939
Limehouse, London, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)


Age 3

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 6

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 24

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Thouberville in Eure, France.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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