Edwin Victor Hawkins

16 June 1912–10 November 1985 (Age 73)
Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin Victor

Edwin Victor Hawkins was born on 16 June 1912, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the son of Mary Gurr. He married Phyllis Ida Davies in 1933, in Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom. He died on 10 November 1985, in Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Victor Hawkins
1912–1985
Phyllis Ida Davies
1910–1998
Marriage: 1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1933
Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Mary Gurr

    Female1875–1934Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1914

Age 2

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 3

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 
1940

Age 28

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in.2 English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’.3 Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin ( see Haughn ).

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

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