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Birth Name Gurney, Kenneth Ronald
Nick Name (Uncle) Ken
Gender male
Age at Death 78 years, 9 months, 27 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1925-09-22 Watford, Hertfordshire, England EJLA; or 1924 from scanned Gurney Family Tree 9/2013
Military Service about 1944 Shiloh Defence Forces Base, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada Pilot - to Canada for training as Navigator
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Marriage 1945 Watford, Hertfordshire, England Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter
Event Note

Don't think marriage date for Barbara is right as Ken visited me on his trip to NZ after Phyl died and he met Barbara on that trip - c. 1998. Needs checking

Emigration 1947-07-27 St John, Newfoundland, Canada From UK to Canada - Ship: Cabot Strait
Occupation after 1947 St John, Newfoundland, Canada 1. St John Canneries
Occupation after 1947 Gander, Newfoundland, Canada 2. BOAC
Occupation after 1948 New York State, USA 3. BOAC
Marriage 1986-07-04 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia  
Death 2004-07-19 Australia  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Gurney, GEORGE
Mother Horwood, ROSE
    Sister     Gurney, [Living]
    Sister     Gurney, Vera Rosalie
    Sister     Gurney, Margaret Eleanor
    Brother     Gurney, Edward George
    Sister     Gurney, Gwendoline Joyce
         Gurney, Kenneth Ronald
    Brother     Gurney, [Living]


    Family of Gurney, Kenneth Ronald and Best, Phyllis Beatrice
Married Wife Best, Phyllis Beatrice
  1. Gurney, [Living]
  2. Gurney, Pamela Joyce
    Family of Gurney, Kenneth Ronald and , [Living]
Married Wife , [Living]



  1. Gurney, GEORGE
    1. Horwood, ROSE
      1. Gurney, [Living]
      2. Gurney, [Living]
      3. Gurney, Vera Rosalie
      4. Gurney, Margaret Eleanor
      5. Gurney, Edward George
      6. Gurney, Gwendoline Joyce
      7. Gurney, Kenneth Ronald
        1. Best, Phyllis Beatrice
          1. Gurney, Pamela Joyce
          2. Gurney, [Living]
        2. , [Living]


Source References

  1. Gurney Family - Vera Stuart via EJL
  2. from scanned K R Gurney Family Tree 9/2013
  3. E J Leader - Addressbook
  4. British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
  5. Conversations with E J Leader - notes, Sept 2013
  6. England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
      • Page: Marriage Registration, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England; 3A 4230 135
  7. UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890-1960
      • Page: Furness Line/Cabot Strait/26 July 1947; UKOutwardPassengerLists1890-1960ForKennethRonaldGurney.jpg