Lt Robert Jurjans RAF


1899 Dec 31 Born Ivo Gerard Arend Jurjans in Kingston, Surrey he used the name Robert Gerrard later in life, dropping the Jurjans completely

1901 census His parents are staying at Charlton Hotel, Pall Mall, St James Westminster. I could not ascertain what his father actually did. And his father was declared bankrupt in 1923 and that gave "no occupation".

1911 census His parents are at Shunnerfell, Foxley Road, Kenley, Surrey

1915 May 1. Enlists in RAMC claiming to be a 19 year old Clerk, born Surbiton. Father Arend Jurjans, 112 Marina, St Leonards on Sea

1915 Oct 10. Posted to Me Exp Force

1916 Jul 21. Returns to UK

1916 Aug 31. Discharged because of misstatement of age on enlisting

1918 Nov 16 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RAF

RAF Record

1919 Jun 2. Transferred to unemployed list

1920 Nov 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 940. Posted to H Coy

1922 Jan 13 . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Oct/Dec Married in Hampshire to Winifred Hunt

1963 Died Tiverton, Devon. A Retired Agricultural Engineer.