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Arthur KirtleyAge: 63 years19111974

Name
Arthur Kirtley
Surname
Kirtley
Given names
Arthur
Birth January 7, 1911 23 26
Death of a motherHarriet Baggott
December 5, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-brotherStanley Kirtley
November 6, 1921 (Age 10 years)
MarriagePhyllis May CouchView this family
March 3, 1936 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward (“Ned”) Kirtley
March 31, 1936 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Albert Kirtley
September 17, 1948 (Age 37 years)
Death of a wifePhyllis May Couch
August 22, 1964 (Age 53 years)
Death January 16, 1974 (Age 63 years)
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father
mother
Harriet Baggott
Birth: 1885 40 38Houghton-le-Spring, Co. Durham
Death: December 5, 19171 Spring Terrace, Philadelphia, Newbottle, Co. Durham
Marriage: December 19, 1905Sunderland Register Office, Co. Durham
5 years
himself
Arthur Kirtley
Birth: January 7, 1911 23 26Southwick, Sunderland, Co. Durham
Death: January 16, 1974Christchurch Hospital, Hants.
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father
step-mother
Julia Blackett
Birth: September 6, 1897 31 41Essex Row, Butterknowle, Co. Durham (see note)
Death: March 26, 1998Easthaven Manor Nursing Home, 4 East Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset
half-brother
half-brother
Edward Allan Kirtley
Family with Phyllis May Couch - View this family
himself
Arthur Kirtley
Birth: January 7, 1911 23 26Southwick, Sunderland, Co. Durham
Death: January 16, 1974Christchurch Hospital, Hants.
wife
Marriage: March 3, 1936Bournemouth Register Office, Hants.
Alfred George Samways + Phyllis May Couch - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: 1930Poole, Dorset

Note

Master Mariner. Served on routes across the Atlantic and between Caribean and North Eastern seaboard of USA during World War II, despite high risk of attack by German u-boats. Widely travelled. See notes in his wife's entry for some voyages where she accompanied him. Arrived in Liverpool from New York on S. S. Samaria (Cunard White Star line) 1940, occupation navigating officer. Moved to Aruba 1947 and lived in Largo Colony, San Nicholas, Aruba, Dutch West Indies for several years after World War II.