Ernest Reuben Rudge

6 October 1904–June 2003 (Age 98)
Birdwell, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ernest Reuben

When Ernest Reuben Rudge was born on 6 October 1904, in Birdwell, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Rudge, was 24 and his mother, Florence Harriet Felton, was 24. He died in June 2003, at the age of 98.

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Thomas Rudge
1880–1944
Florence Harriet Felton
1880–1944
Ernest Reuben Rudge
1904–2003

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World Events (8)

1908

Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 10

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 35

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 (West Midlands):1. topographic name from West Midland Middle English rugge, a variant of rigge ‘ridge’, or a habitational name from the village of Rudge in Shropshire, which is named with this word. 2. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Roger . 3. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Old French r(o)uge ‘red’ (Latin rubeus).

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

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