Francis & Ann Elizabeth (nee Marron)Newbury where my great grandparents.
they had a son - also called Francis born circa 1894 (?) - my grandfather.
Francis (my grandfather) joined up in 1914 as a "bantam", a regiment for men consider to small (in stature)for the regular army.
My father has his war medals at home.
He married Mary Maclennan (AKA Mac) a housemaid from the Leeds area in the early 1920's.
They lived in Hartlepool for a while & then moved to Middlesbrough.
They had four children,Frank, June & Ian (my father)
Francis worked as a bill sticker & served in the ARP during WW2.
Mary died in the 1950s & Francis died in 1964 (?)following a motorbike crash.
If you want any more specific info - other brothers or sisters of my grandfather or actual dates, please do not hesistate to contact me. The Newbury's are alive & well & still living in the "Boro"
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