An electric hammer driver and the child of Charles Culmer (a coal dealer) and Mary Lawrence, Valentine Culmer, the second cousin twice-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Faversham, Kent, England on 14 Oct 18941,2,3,4, was baptised there at St Mary of Charity Church, Church Road on 2 Dec 1894 and was married to Sarah Button (with whom he had 1 child, Edwin John) in Milton, Kent, England c. Aug 19216.
During his life, he was living at 19 Cecil Avenue, Strood, Kent on 31 Mar 19011 - less than a mile from his brother Albert Thomas who was living at 22 Station Road, Frindsbury, Kent, England, his brother Frederick Percy who was living at Cecil Avenue, Strood, Kent, England and his sister Nellie Louisa, sister Emily Culmer, and sister Ada Culmer who were living at Cecil Avenue, Strood, Kent, England; at 39 Cross Street, Strood, Kent on 2 Apr 19117; at 60 Prospect Vale, Woolwich, London, England in 1937 and on 29 Sept 19392; and at 246 Chipperfield Road, St Pauls Cray, Kent in 1962. .
He died on 20 Jul 1962 at Orpington Hospital, Bromley, Kent4,5. He served in the military in France from 25 Oct 1915 to 18 Apr 1918 (regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment; Service number: 10387).
Residence record for 1937 contains no citation
Residence record for 1962 contains no citation
Mary Culmer (née Lawrence) residence is same location probably should be recorded as the same address (' Cross Street, Strood, Kent, England'/' 39 Cross Street, Strood, Kent, England') in 1911
Emily Towner (née Culmer) residence is same location probably should be recorded as the same address (' Cross Street, Strood, Kent, England'/' 39 Cross Street, Strood, Kent, England') in 1911
Listed in the residence for 1937, but spouse Sarah Button is not
Listed in the residence for 1962, but spouse Sarah Button is not
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