Douglas William Worthington

1909–2 May 1986 (Age 77)
Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Douglas William

Douglas William Worthington was born in 1909, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom as the son of Richard Till Worthington. He died on 2 May 1986, in Erwarton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Richard Till Worthington
1875–1936
Douglas William Worthington
1909–1986

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Till Worthington

    Male1875–1936Male

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 5

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

Age 5

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.
1918

Age 9

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Leicestershire named Worthington; both may have originally been named in Old English as Wurðingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Wurð’, but it is also possible that the first element was Old English worðign, a derivative of worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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