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Five Generations have now become Six

John Kearvell

1859-1908

Born at Bosham

Shipwright Journeyman

Henry John Kearvell

1889-1935

Born at Bosham

Royal Engineer (pre WW1 and during WW1) and Carpenter

David John Kearvell

1972-

Born at Wantage

William John Kearvell

1916-2003

Born at Wantage Berks (now Oxon)

Royal Artillery WWII

Legal Executive

Michael John Kearvell

1947-

Born at Wantage

Author of the Family Homepage

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Oliver Michael Kearvell

Born 30 October 2002 at Oxford, son of David and Catherine Kearvell

All of Henry John’s male ancestral line were born at Bosham. Joined Army as a boy soldier. When he left the Army in 1911 he moved to Wantage, Berkshire to work at a nearby military depot. He met and married Alice Wilkins a local Wantage girl.