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In Remembrance of William James West

William James West 1898 – 1918Image from the family collection of Julie Goucher As we commemorate the beginning of the Great War. Today I am remembering my Grandfather’s first Cousin, William James West (1898 – 1918). The Lives of the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Four

Yesterday I shared the photograph of William Arthur West. With the photographs I was given was two photographs that contained people that are not as far as I know connected to the family.  The man sitting down is William Arthur … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Three

William Arthur West was born in 1863 in Guildford. I became aware of him through the his marriage to my Grandfather’s Aunt – Emma Jane Ellis (Harris). They married in 1897 and raised two children. A son called William James … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Two

William James West was born in Aldershot Hampshire in 1898, the son of William Arthur West, a military man and, Emma Jane Ellis (Harris). I had always known that my Grandfather’s first cousin had died in the First World War, … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 178 – Eyes, windows to the soul

The moment I saw this week’s theme I knew exactly what photos I was going to share. The two photographs are of the same lady, Emma Jane West nee Ellis. Emma Jane was the daughter of Henry and Caroline Harris … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of William James West (1898 – 1918)

In Remembrance of William James West William James West was born in Aldershot Hampshire in 1898, the son of William Arthur West, a military man and, Emma Jane Ellis (Harris). I had always known that my Grandfather’s first cousin had died in … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 116 – Picture/Story for Women’s History Month.

This pretty young woman is my Great Great Aunt, Emma Jane Harris, although she was born to her parents just before they married!Emma Jane was born on the 1st November 1864 in Puttenham Surrey the daughter of Henry Harris and … Continue reading

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Lest we Forget…..William James West

Just joining the new weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups and a straight prompt which is below. For more details click HERE lest we forget….. I look at the photograph of a young, handsome man. There is something about … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of William James West (1898 – 1918)

In Remembrance of William James West William James West was born in Aldershot Hampshire in 1898, the son of William Arthur West, a military man and, Emma Jane Ellis (Harris). I had always known that my Grandfather’s first cousin had died in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – William James West (1898 – 1918)

Taking part in Wordless Wednesday You can read more about William’s life HERE

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