Gilbert Raymond George Drewett

Male1910–December 1999

Brief Life History of Gilbert Raymond George

When Gilbert Raymond George Drewett was born in 1910, in Calne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Albert Edward Drewett, was 41 and his mother, Emma Smith, was 40. He died in December 1999, in Calne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Gilbert Raymond George Drewett
Dorothea Hilda E Howse

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  • Raymond Drewett in household of Albert Drewett, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 4

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 29

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 (Wiltshire, Berkshire, and Surrey): of Norman origin, from the Old French personal name Druet, a diminutive of Drue, Dreu (from ancient Germanic Drogo); see Drew 1. Alternatively, the name may be from a diminutive of Old French dru ‘lover’; see Drew 4.

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

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