Ernest Pierre Bihet

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Son of Pierre François Desiré Bihet (3.11.1857 - 3.1.1937)  &   Marie Ann Desiré Picot

married Catherine Matilda Harvey (daughter of Thomas, a stonemason of Plymouth)

 

Children

Ernest Eric Lawson    m. Ruby le Huquet     No children.     Served with Jersey Royal Militia  & Home Guard Demolition Squad 1939-1945 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

William Henry Clarence  -    m. Louise Phileron Amy 4 children:  Barbara (m. William Blihault.   3 children Annette, Suzanne, Louie), Patricia (m. Mike Bushill, 3 children:  Lisa, Dawn, Niel), Margeret (m. David Cowburn, 3 children:   Trician, Garry & Samantha)  David (m. Linda Shuttleworth, 2 children:  Kerrie, Jennifer.  David served as Fleet Chief Petty Officer RN.   After Linda died, David married Karina.  Currently living in Wales)   William later married Eleanor (no children)

Marie Madeleine Veronica      m. Lewis Harris   4 children:  Joseph, John, Mena & Hilda.   Marie later married William Tippet (no children)

Angele Monica   moved to Guernsey   m. Thomas Bower, 8 children:  Matilda (m. Kenneth le Masurier, 1 child Phillip - m. Mandy Hanson 2 children, Aaron, Josie), Angela (m. Robert Smith, 3 children  Philip, Andrew, Lorraine m. John Linster 1 child Carrie), Eliza (m. Neville Brown, 4 children, Adrian, Stehpanie, Richard, Rebecca), Matthew (m. Barbara Allen, 6 children: Carol, Sarah, Lisa, Vivienne, Nathan, Neil), Marguerite (m. Brian Moran, 4 children: Amanda, John, Emma), Rosemarie (m. Alan Baum, 4 children: Anthony, Graham, Shaun, Deborah), Ernest (m. Patricia Ashmore, 2 children: Donna, David.  Ernest later married Teresa and had 3 children: Aaron, Leanne, Ashley), Patrick (m. Susan Harber, 2 children: Andrew, Lee)     Angele Monica served with Women's Land Army 1939-1945.   Thomas Bower served with Queens Own Royal West Kents, taken POW at Lille, with British Expeditionary Force 1939-1945.   Angele Monica later married Charles Challoner (no children)

Raymond  (died 20 minutes after birth)

Marcel John (Michael) -   moved to Guernsey.  m. Ivy Corbett, 1 child stillborn.  Served in Royal Army Medical Corps, Europe, Western Desert & Korea.    Later m. Aline le Vasseur, 4 children:   Peter, John, David and Wendy.        Marcel later moved to Australia.

Agatha Agnes  -   m. Charles Seadon.   2 children: Clifford, Winifred (m. David Diprose)     Agatha servied with WRAF, Charles with Roayl Corps of Signals.

Bernard Joseph  -  Served with Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1941-1944.  Drowned during WW2 in River Ouse, Bedfordshire

Louis Henri François   -  m. Doris Maud Cauvain,  2 children Dawn (m. Franco Vedovatti, 2 children Liana & Gian) & Sheila (m. Alexander Johnstone, 1 child Claire)   Louis served with Army Cadets and Home Guard, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry SJAB.

Pierre Leon Paul  (Peter)   -  m. Agnes Mauger,  son David (m. Ingrid McLinton, 1 child Francesca) Served with the Army Cadets, RAF

Ernest was killed in an accident on December 7th, 1935 while felling a tree in St Martin, Jersey

Jersey Evening Post article about his death

 

Picture from 'A Fighting Family'

Ernest           Marcel George       Ada         Marie Louise          Justine           Jean           Constant         Arthur