Gladys Emily Mary Bessant

Female21 December 1915–2000

Brief Life History of Gladys Emily Mary

Gladys Emily Mary Bessant was born on 21 December 1915. She married Percy Leonard Rolf in 1937. She died in 2000, in Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Percy Leonard Rolf
Gladys Emily Mary Bessant
Marriage: 1937

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    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: variant of Bessent .

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

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