Ewart LESTER 1911–1988

Pte. Royal Ordnance Corps

In 1939 he was with his family –
1939 Register: Market Place, Crich
James Lester b. 20 Mar 1871; fruiterer
Eliza E. Lester b. 24 Sept 1873; domestic duties
Joyce Lester b. 28 June 1905; domestic duties, shop, fruiterer
Ewart Lester b. 16 Apr 1911; fruiterer & coal merchant

Ripley and Heanor News 27 December 1940
A Crich soldier and his Ripley bride were married at All Saints Church Ripley, yesterday (Thursday). The contracting parties were Miss Audrey Gwendolyn SMITH, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs George SMITH, of Heage Road, Ripley, and Pte Ewart LESTER, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Jos. LESTER, of Market Place, Crich. The bridegroom, who was serving in the Royal Ordnance Corps, was granted three days special leave for the occasion.

Ewart died in Q2 of 1988, registered at Derby,