Aleck James Fillery

1892–1979 (Age 87)
Staplefield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Aleck James

When Aleck James Fillery was born on 20 April 1892, in Staplefield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William James Fillary, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Anne Tyrrell or Turrell, was 34. He married Alice M Woolven in March 1934, in Thakeham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Cuckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in June 1979, in Worthing, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Aleck James Fillery
Alice M Woolven
Marriage: March 1934

Spouse & Children

March 1934
Thakeham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1892–1979Male

  • Olive Marien Fillary


  • Alice Muriel Fillary


World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Tillery in the parish of Orwell, Kinross-shire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alick James Fillary, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Alick Tillary in household of William Tillary, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Alick James Fillary in household of William James Fillary, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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