Basil Henry John Bevan

Brief Life History of Basil Henry John

When Basil Henry John Bevan was born on 23 September 1909, in Undy, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Augustus James Bevan, was 31 and his mother, Florence Annie Wootton, was 34. He married Vera Ellen Sqibbs on 24 August 1935, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. He died on 8 October 2000, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 91.

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Basil Henry John Bevan
Vera Ellen Sqibbs
Marriage: 24 August 1935

Sources (5)

  • Basil H J Bevan in household of Augustus J Bevan, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Basil H J Bevan, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Basil Henry J Bevan, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

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

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

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan ‘son of Evan’, with fused patronymic marker (a)p. Compare Evan and Evans .

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

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