Children of William Gent

John Leslie Gent

John Leslie, 1910-1979, a glass cutter who married Barbara Carter (b 1914?) in 1935

Les & Barbara 660Les & Barbara Gent

Harry Norman Gent

Harry Norman, 1913-1988, a psychiatric nurse married Elizabeth Critchley 1908-1995, in 1940.  He worked as a charge psychiatric nurse and then night superintendent for nearly 50 years at Rainhill Hospital 1929-1978, with a break of 4 years 1940-1945 whilst serving in the RAMC in North Africa and the Middle East during the Second World War.

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Private Norman Gent – Royal Army Medical Corps – Egypt 1941-1945

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Norman & Elizabeth Gent c 1940

Edward Sydney Gent

Edward Sydney, 1916-1982, a joiner who married Elsie Haynes 1932-2009, in 1954.

c1855 Elsie & Syd Gent 660Syd & Elsie Gent c 1955

Arthur James Gent

Arthur James, 1922-1982, a policeman and other occupations who married Edith Kophamel 1912-1989, in 1953.

Jim & Edith WeddingJim and Edith c 1953

Jim Gent served in the Royal Navy during World War 2 from 1942 to 1945.  He wrote a diary of his time on HMS Quality which you can read at the link below.

WW2 War Diary of Jim Gent