Saturday, 24 August 2013

Violet Mona Flossy Mary Grant

Name: Violet May Grant

Second wife of Reginald Peel.

Gender: Female
Christening Date: 31 Oct 1897
Christening Place: Colaba, Bombay, India
Birth Date: 13 Oct 1897
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Father's Name: George Nelson Grant
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Mother's Name: Mary Jane
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C99916-5
System Origin: India-EASy
GS Film number: 523879
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Name: Reginald Peel
Birth Date: 1873
Age: 43
Spouse's Name: Violet Mona Flossy Mary Grant
Spouse's Birth Date: 1895
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age: 21
Event Date: 09 Sep 1916
Event Place: Naini Tal, Bengal, India
Father's Name: Nathaniel Peel
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Spouse's Father's Name: George Nelson Grant
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Marital Status: Widowed
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Spouse's Marital Status: Single
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75047-4
System Origin: India-EASy
GS Film number: 527541
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The information about their 5 children is hard to find .
One of their children is Reginald Keith Peel who sank with the Hood.
In his memorial Florence is mentioned as mother .
Biographical Information: "Keith" as he was known to his family and friends, was the born on 10 August 1917 in Rajputana, India to Reginald and Florence Peel. In civilian life, Keith was a wine waiter at Old Ship Hotel in Brighton.

He, his wife Irene (known as Rene) had one child, a baby daughter named Barbara.
Keith enlisted in the Navy at H.M.S. Royal Arthur in October 1940 and was posted to Glendower later that month. He was transferred to Victory in December. 

His first and only ship was Hood. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.
Other children Laurence Peel and Michael Peel.

  • The Grant Family in india : "George Nelson with pipe in hand, lady stood unknown, lady sat is Violet and the young boy is Horace, the two young men could be George jnr and Arthur."
  • again with "George Nelson snr with wife Mary Jane holding the young Horace my grandfather, George Copeland and Arthur Edward stood either side of George snr and Violet stood all in white."
  • Violet with second hubby and "her daughter in-law Maria and daughter Pamela, Maria's husband was Michael Peel son of Reginald and Violet."
After Reginald Peels death Violet married Horace Grant in Hove in 1945 and died in 1992

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