Olive Nancy Man (1899 – 1983)

Olive Nancy Man was born on 23 December 1899 in Bromley, Kent, the daughter of Frederick Henry Dumas and Katherine (Wilson) Man.

She married Gerald Kellett in 1931. She died on 3 January 1983 at Hindhead, Surrey.

Gerald was born on 24 October 1905 and died 6 July 1973, at Saxmundham, Suffolk.

Olive and Gerald belong to Generation Seven; their child belongs to Generation Eight and is:


NOTES: Gerald was awarded the CB in 1959 and the CBE in 1957. He attended Bedford School and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. 2/lb RA 25 Director of Inspectorate of Armaments 1954 – 56; DGRA War Office 1957 – 60; Retired 1961.

Olive and Gerald were divorced in 1941 and Gerald remarried Elizabeth Bridges and they had a son Simon Fitzgerald.

The following is based on Wikipedia:

Major General Gerald Kellett CB CBE (1905–1973) was a senior British Army officer.

Born on 24 October 1905, Gerald Kellett was educated at Bedford School and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery in 1925. He served during the Second World War and was appointed as Director of the Inspectorate of Armaments, between 1954 and 1956, and Director General of Artillery at the War Office, between 1957 and 1960.

Major General Gerald Kellett was invested as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1957,[2] and as a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1959.[3] He retired from the British Army in January 1961 and died on 6 July 1973.