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Fifth Generation

 Richard Alfred Joseph Burgar (1920-1996) - son of William Edwin Burgar(1880-1923) - son of Alfred Burgar (1839-1917) - son of Joseph Burgar (1794-1854) - son of John Burgar (1742-1797)

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Richard Alfred Joseph Burgar
was born in 1920 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Sep 1920 V 1D p 1051 - Wandsworth London16

He died in 1996 at Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Death reference is 1996, Nov, Dist 2561A , Reg No A89A, Ent 252, Dor 1196. Birth 6/6/1920. - Wandsworth London.16

Richard A.J. (Uncle Dick to me and to you the reader from now on), also had a tough upbringing, since his father died when he was 4 years old. He probably worse time than my Dad who was the elder brother.He was even more independently minded than my Dad.

Dick served in the army during the second world war, and had a more eventful time than most. He went up and down the ranks, Private, Corporal, Sergeant, Private, Sergeant etc. Going down was due to his fiery character getting him into hot water. Going up was because he was the type of person you would like alongside you in a scrap. Like most combatants in the war he very seldom spoke of his experiences, but during the later part of his life he did tell me odd snippets.

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After the war Dick carried on life as a carpenter, still with his outspoken and proud character unbroken by his deprivation during the war.

Richard Alfred Joseph Burgar and Joan E Newman were married in 1941 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of marriage reference is Jun 1941 V 1D p 1191 - Wandsworth London.16

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Richard Alfred Joseph Burgar and Joan E Newman had the following children:



Richard Edwin Burgar.



Peter John Burgar.



Ann Elizabeth Burgar.



Margaret Blanche Burgar

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