See also

Family of Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard and Kathleen Mary Cleland

  • Husband:

  • Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard (1888-1943)

  • Wife:

  • Kathleen Mary Cleland (1899-1922)

  • Marriage:

  • 24 Nov 1921

  • Karachi, India1,2

  •  

  • Ronald a captain Indian Army 2/6 Gurkha Rifles, both single and of Karachi, groom's father Francis Gumm Bernard, bride's father John Henry Cleland, married by licence and witnessed by A B Rombulow Pearce, Frank Elmore and Margaret A Elmore

Husband: Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard

  • Name:

  • Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard2,3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Name Prefix:

  • Colonel

  • Name Suffix:

  • DSO, MC

  • Father:

  • Francis Gumm Bernard ( - )

  • Mother:

  • Edith Frances Edwards (1855?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • army officer then Intelligence Director for the Air Ministry2,5

  •  

  • service number 120524, living in Wolverhampton and born in Malaya

  • Birth:

  • 25 Apr 1888

  • Singapore2,3,5,6

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 12)

  • 7 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England6

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his widowed mother Edith, sister Dorothy, cousin Kenneth Playfair and two servants. Born in Singapore

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • Puckrup Hall, Twyning, Gloucestershire, England5

  •  

  • married Intelligence Director for the Air Ministry home on 24 hours leave living with his in-laws, a sister-in-law, his wife, a closed record and five servants. Born on 25th April 1888

  • Death:

  • 25 Jan 1943 (age 54)

  • Bilston "Registration District", Staffordshire, England4,7

Wife: Kathleen Mary Cleland

  • Name:

  • Kathleen Mary Cleland1,2,8

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • May 1899

  • Kew, Surrey, England2,8,9,10

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 1)

  • 2 Mortlake Road, Kew, Surrey, England9

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents, two brothers and two servants. Born in Kew Surrey

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 11)

  • Sousfield House, 5 Eversfield Road, Richmond, Surrey, England10

  •  

  • daughter living in fourteen rooms with her father, a sister, a governess and two servants. Born in Kew Surrey

  • Death:

  • 4 May 1922 (age 23)

  • Quetta, Balochistan, India11,12

  •  

  • Cause: of pernicious vomiting of pregnancy

    wife of Captain R Bernard 6th Gurka Rifles

  • Burial:

  • 5 May 1922

  • Quetta, Balochistan, India11

  • Probate:

  • 8 Jun 1922

  • Probate Registry, Quetta, Balochistan, India12

  •  

  • wife of Captain Bernard, estate of £2500 (~£80,000 in 2017) to Captain R Bernard 2/6th Gurka Rifles

Sources

1.

Robert J "Bob" Briscoe personal communication. email dated 27th October 2018. Cit. Date: 14 November 2018.

2.

FindmyPast British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Marriages Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Karachi ref:N-3-126 folio:273. Cit. Date: 14 November 2018.

3.

Robert J "Bob" Briscoe personal communication. email dated 27th October 2018. Cit. Date: 6 November 2018.

4.

FindMyPast Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945 Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast .co uk). Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

5.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:5088D page:7 line:31 letter code:ODBH. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

6.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1488 folio:110 page:9. Cit. Date: 6 November 2018.

7.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bilston 1943 quarter:1 volume:6b page:524. Cit. Date: 25 December 2018.

8.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Richmond Surrey 1899 quarter:2 volume:2a page:437. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

9.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:677 folio:119 page:12. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

10.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece3594 class:RG78 piece:135 registration district:41 sub-district:1 enumeration district:14 schedule:34. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

11.

FindMyPast British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Deaths & Burials, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Quetta ref:N-1-461 page:338. Cit. Date: 23 December 2018.

12.

FindMyPast British India Office Wills & Probate, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Quetta ref:L-AG-34-31-16 page:262. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.