The Pettit Family 1823 - 2002

Wesley Dennis Pettit b 15th June 1914 - d 2nd July 1989

Wife - Joan Daughter - Gillian Daughter - Margaret Son - John
Certificate Type Copy Found
Birth Not found as of 17 February 2004
Marriage Not found as of 17 February 2004
Death Not found as of 17 February 2004


The grave of Wesley Pettit

  Research Dates
16 Dec 04    19 May 05

16 December 2004
A newspaper cutting sent in by Josie Hall provides the following details:


Once again we join in sending greetings to all local members of HM Forces wherever they may be serving, abroad, on the sea or at home. Names sent to me for ? this week include:

Six members of the family of Mrs Pettit, 48, Seaton Road: Driver Wm. H Pettit, RASC., at present in hospital in Northern Ireland (formerly employed at the Alderney Dairies, and hon. secretary of the Sea Scouts Football Club); Gunner Wesley D Pettit, RA, (formerly in the accountant's department of the Felixstowe UDC); Cpl Harold L Pettit, RASC., now in Iceland (former Sea Scout and employed by Mr C E Wiseman); Driver Stanley W Pettit, RASC, (formerly employed at the Health Stores and a member of the Marina Dance Band); Gunner Joe Peck, RA, (formerly employed by Messrs. Plant and Co.); and Lieut QM W Banks, Dorset Regiment, formerly with the Loyal Lancs Regiment 25 years.

19 May 2005
The beauty of electronic communications and e-mail was shown to great advantage on receipt of a message from my cousin Margaret, living in Canada.   Margaret very kindly passed on information for which I am extremely grateful, enabling  me to update this page, assemble entries in the correct order and fill in some missing dates.  

Birth Certificate

Marriage Certificate

Death Certificate

Joan Brigden- b 30th June 1923 - d 20th May 2003

Margaret Pettit b 12th March 1945

John Pettit b 7th April 1948

Gillian Pettit b 8th September 1950