Ernest Claude Cant

28 December 1912–31 May 1999 (Age 86)
Twickenham, Middlesex

The Life of Ernest Claude

When Ernest Claude Cant was born on 28 December 1912, his father, George Hubert Cant, was 35 and his mother, Ada Eleanor Woodford, was 28. He died on 31 May 1999, in Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

George Hubert Cant
1877–1939
Ada Eleanor Woodford
1884–1973
George Samuel Percy Cant
1906–1979
Horace Stanley Charles Cant
1909–1938
Ernest Claude Cant
1912–1999
Cecilia Alice Clara Cant
1914–1987

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 2

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 2

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 27

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

1 Scottish: unexplained. The surname appears in Scottish records from the 15th century; in at least one case it is believed to have come from Flanders.2 Americanized spelling of German Kant .

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

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