John Kearvell (1889-1969) born Bosham, a Farm Carter, and his wife Edith Puttock
(1896-1960) born Cowfold Sussex
Eldest son Albert John "Bert" (1917-1974) who served in the Home Guard during WW2
John also served during WW2. He is pictured here in his HomeGuard uniform with his
In happier, post-war days Grandad John relaxes in the company of Ralph's two children
Ian (1954- ) and Janet (1957 - )
Youngest son, Ralph “Bill” (1919-1993) on the right, pictured during WW2 with a pal
from the Royal Navy. Ralph served on a number of ships and was "mentioned in despatches"
in 1940 when serving on the destroyer HMS Worcester during the Dunkirk evacuation.
Ralph remained in the Royal Navy until 1953 and reached Chief Petty Officer rank