Frank William Jefferies1

#66, (27 April 1908-18 October 1994)
Frank William Jefferies
In Army uniform, ca 1942.
Father*Walter John Jefferies b. 20 Mar 1880, d. 3 Aug 1963
Mother*Gertrude Emma Stacey b. 13 Jan 1881, d. 12 Jan 1960
ChartsMichael Jefferies' ancestors
The 'English' Jefferies
Thomas Galton's descendants
Joseph Smith's descendants
John Read Bettles' descendants
James Lane's descendants
William Titchener's descendants
William Stacey's descendants
William Wansbury's descendants
John Streatfeild's descendants (#1)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#2)
Thomas Gatrell's descendants
Birth*27 APR 1908 Frank William Jefferies was born on 27 APR 1908 at 135 New Park Road, Streatham Hill, London, England.2,3 
(Witness) Residence4 OCT 1909 He lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 74, Caistor Road, Balham, Surrey, England.4,5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1911 Frank William Jefferies lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 74 Caistor Road, Balham, London, England, together with Edward John Jefferies.6 
(Witness) Residence30 JUN 1912 Frank William Jefferies lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 8 Canford Road, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Edward John Jefferies.7 
AWArd1919 Frank William Jefferies was awarded 'Primary grade pianoforte, Royal Academy of Music' in 1919 at Marylebone Road, London, London, England.8 
(Witness) PHOto He witnessed the photo of Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at Poole, Dorset, England.9
AWArd1920 Frank William Jefferies was awarded 'Elementary pass in panoforte, Royal Academy of Music' in 1920 at London, London.10 
AWArd1923 He was awarded 'Oxford School Certificate in English, French, Drawing, History' in 1923 at Poole Secondary School, Poole, Dorset, England.11 
AWArd*1924 He was awarded Oxford Scool Certificate, subjects English, French with distinction, Mathematics, Drawing, Physics in 1924 at Poole, Dorset.12 
AWArd11 FEB 1928 He was awarded 'Matriculation, Latin, London University' on 11 FEB 1928 at University of London, London, London, England.13 
AWArd1929 He was awarded 'Blue, rowing: East London College' in 1929 at Mile End Road, Stepney, London, England.14 
Graduation*25 JUL 1930  On 25 JUL 1930, Frank William Jefferies graduated from East London College, Mile End Road, Mile End, London, England, with a B.A. (Hons) in French.15 
Occupation*27 DEC 1930 The occupation of Frank William Jefferies was 'French Master' Whitehaven County Secondary School, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.16 
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 He married Edith Elsie Galton, daughter of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith, on 27 DEC 1930 at Registery Office, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.17 
Residence27 DEC 1930 Frank William Jefferies and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 10 Lonsdale Place, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.18 
Occupation1 JAN 1936 The occupation of Frank William Jefferies was 'Senior French Master' at Euclid Street Secondary School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England.16 
ResidenceMAR 1936 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 1 Corby Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, together with Elizabeth Ann Galton and Tom Galton. This house was partly funded by money left over from the sale of the family house at Poole (750UKP) and the repayment of the Dibben loan earlier.19 
Milit-Beg7 JUL 1941 Frank William Jefferies was called up for basic training at Ossett, Yorkshire, England.20 
Posting8 AUG 1941  He was posted to the 3rd Depot Battalion, Royal Signals, at Ossett, Yorkshire.21 
Posting10 SEP 1941  He was posted to the 3 Operator Training Battalion, at Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.21 
Posting2 MAR 1942  He was posted to London District Signals: 33rd Independent Infantry Brigade, at Pinner, Middlesex, England.21 
Posting25 MAY 1943  He was posted to No 148, pre Officer Cadet Training Unit, Training Brigade, at Wrotham, Kent, England.21 
Residence He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at Swindon, Wiltshire, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.22 
Posting7 JUL 1943  Frank William Jefferies was posted to Course 88, 150 Officer Cadet Training Unit, at Catterick, Yorkshire, England.21 
Milit-Beg*25 JAN 1944 He was Commissioned; 2nd Lt. Royal Signals.21,23 
Posting17 JUN 1944  He disembarked at Gold Beach, Arromanche, Normandy, France.24 
Note* His War Memoirs give a lot more detail of activities and travels than are here, from 1939 to 1946.25 
PostingFEB 1945  He was posted to Officers Adanced Wirelees Course for 3 months, at Catterick, Yorkshire.26 
Posting11 MAY 1945  He was posted to No.17, Signals Line of Command, at Minden, Lower Saxony, Germany.27 
Posting13 APR 1946  He was posted from Minden, Germany via Tournai, Belgium and Calais, at Aldershot, Hampshire, England.28 
EmploymentJUN 1946 He resumed as Senior French Master at Headlands Grammar School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England.16 
Milit-End*3 JUL 1946 He ended military service on 3 JUL 1946 at Minden, Lower Saxony.29 
(Witness) Death4 FEB 1948 He witnessed the Death of Tom Galton on 4 FEB 1948 at Swindon, Wiltshire.30 
Milit-Beg9 JUL 1952 Frank William Jefferies began military service on 9 JUL 1952. Commissioned 307992 Jefferies FW; Lieutenant; Short Service Commission; promoted to Captain 26 Sep 1952, wef 7 Jul 1952, sen 4 Nov 1949.31,32 
Posting  He was posted to the Royal Military College of Science, at Shrivenham, Berkshire, England.33 
PostingJAN 1956  He was posted to the Army School of Education & Depot, at Wilton Park, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.34 
Residence*JAN 1956 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 'Hillborough', Speen, Buckinghamshire, England, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.35 
Posting27 NOV 1956  Frank William Jefferies was posted to Education Officer, 57 Army Education Corps, at 'O' Force, Aqaba, Jordan.36 
Posting*8 JUL 1957  He was posted to Education & Staff Officer, MELF, at Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.37 
Residence16 JUL 1957 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 12 Green Mountain Building, Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.38 
ResidenceMAR 1959 Frank William Jefferies and Edith Elsie Galton lived at Tripoli, Tripolitania, Libya.39 
Note*NOV 1959 Frank William Jefferies and Edith Elsie Galton travelled from Tripoli, Libya via Tunisia France & Spain to the UK at the end of the posting in Libya in NOV 1959.40 
Posting6 JAN 1960  Frank William Jefferies was posted to the School of Preliminary Education, at Fowler Barracks, Perham Down, Hampshire, England.41,16 
PostingNOV 1961  He was posted to 16 AEC about this time, at Bovington Camp, Wareham, Dorset, England.42 
Milit-End7 SEP 1962 He ended Short Service Commission; rank Major. on 7 SEP 1962.43 
Employment*OCT 1962 He was employed as College Lecturer at College of Further Education, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.42 
Residence*JUL 1963 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 35, Freemans Close, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, together with Walter John Jefferies.44 
(Witness) Death3 AUG 1963 Frank William Jefferies witnessed the Death of Walter John Jefferies on 3 AUG 1963 at Heathcote Hospital, Warwick, Warwickshire, England.45,46 
(Witness) Marriage11 SEP 1965 Frank William Jefferies witnessed the marriage of Peter Stacey Jefferies and Sally Christine Farrar on 11 SEP 1965 at St Marys, Eastham, Cheshire, England.47 
(Witness) Marriage21 SEP 1968 Frank William Jefferies witnessed the marriage of Michael Galton Jefferies and Marilyn Mead S.R.N. on 21 SEP 1968 at the Ebenezer Chapel, St Mary Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England.48 
ResidenceJUL 1977 Frank William Jefferies and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 24 Esmead, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.49 
Note Frank William Jefferies started work on this genealogy in 1983; to answer questions raised by grandchildren Louise and Melissa Jefferies.50 
(Witness) Death28 JUN 1987 He witnessed the Death of Edith Elsie Galton on 28 JUN 1987 at St. Andrews Hospital, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.51 
(Witness) Burial3 JUL 1987 Frank William Jefferies witnessed the burial of Edith Elsie Galton on 3 JUL 1987 at Bath Crematorium, Bath, Avon, England.52 
ResidenceAUG 1993 Frank William Jefferies lived at Kington House, Kington St Michael, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.53 
Death*18 OCT 1994 He died on 18 OCT 1994 at Kington House, High Street, Kington St Michael, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, aged 86.54 
Burial*24 OCT 1994 He was buried on 24 OCT 1994 at Bath, Avon.55 

Family

Edith Elsie Galton b. 24 Jun 1904, d. 28 Jun 1987
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 He married Edith Elsie Galton, daughter of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith, on 27 DEC 1930 at Whitehaven, Cumberland.17 
Children
Last Edited19 Feb 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Streatham, Wandsworth, London, No. 489, 1908.
  3. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 1908.
  4. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth CB915129 Edward John JEFFERIES.
  5. [S33] Written family correspondence, many family postcards of the time.
  6. [S68] The 1911 census.
  7. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 30 Jun 1912.
  8. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Pass certificate, pianoforte, exam at Bournemouth.
  9. [S37] Family photo, Family group.
  10. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, elementary pass in pianoforte, teacher GE Jefferies.
  11. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Oxford School Certificate in English, French, Drawing, History.
  12. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Oxford Scool Certificate, subjects English, French with distinction, Mathematics, Drawing, Physics.
  13. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Matriculation, Latin.
  14. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Blue for 29/30 of the Brat Club.
  15. [S31] Held by Sally Jefferies.
  16. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), From his CV, written in 1962.
  17. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage no 178, Whitehaven, Cumberland.
  18. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D6894 No. 67, Frank William JEFFERIES, Edith Elsie Galton.
  19. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Galton Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  20. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service; Territorial Army B200d, AN237932.
  21. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service; Territorial Army B200d.
  22. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, all during war, general knowledge.
  23. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), unpublished war memoirs.
  24. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), Memoirs of WW2. 1993.
  25. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), More detail of movements than here.
  26. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), Actual dates not given, in his war memoirs.
  27. [S33] Written family correspondence, in letter from FWJ home in May 1945.
  28. [S33] Written family correspondence, in letter from FWJ home in April 1946.
  29. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service -Officers Army form B199a.
  30. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 72, Ia. Myocardial Degeneration II. Chronic Bronchitis,
    Swindon, Wilts, No. 225.
  31. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Commission as Lieutenant dated 15 Aug 1952 from The Queen. Held by Sally Jefferies.
  32. [S33] Written family correspondence, letter to Capt FW Jefferies dated 6 Oct 1952 from RAEC School of Education.
  33. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, first posting after taking up Commission. In the RAEC unit.
  34. [S50] Official communication, handwritten copy of reference for FWJ from Lt/Col E P Gleadow MBE RAEC.
  35. [S50] Official communication, letter from FWJ to WJJ.
  36. [S50] Official communication, War Office, note dated 2 July 1956.
  37. [S50] Official communication, AEBranch, GHQ, MELF note dated 4 June 1957.
  38. [S33] Written family correspondence, personal records of FWJ from Army days.
  39. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, personal records.
  40. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), there is an account of this trip and various bills etc.
  41. [S33] Written family correspondence, letter from Maj FW Jefferies dated 18 Dec 1959 re travel to new post.
  42. [S33] Written family correspondence, letter cc to T/Maj FW Jefferies dated 10 May 1962 from HQ Southern Command.
  43. [S50] Official communication, War Office, London, UK: 21 May 1962, gazetted September 1962. 307992 T/Maj Jefferies FW.
  44. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death of Walter John JEFFERIES.
  45. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death IA295707 Walter John JEFFERIES Coronary Thrombosis. Aged 83.
  46. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to Frank William Jefferies.
  47. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, D8 070502; no. 142, Bebington, Cheshire.
  48. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage certificate no. 239, Dunstable, Beds, 1968.
  49. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, MGJ recollection.
  50. [S22] Well known general family knowledge.
  51. [S17] BMD indices, Chippenham, Wilts Jul 1987, vol. 23 1650.
  52. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death certificate.
  53. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, MGJ recollection having been involved in moving FWJ from Esmead when he was advised by his Doctor not to live alone.
  54. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, Chippenham, Chippenham, Wilts, No. 279.
  55. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016