was born in Cwmbran on July 2,
1909. His parents were William and Frances Gillard (nee Morgan).
He was their second child born.
In the late 1920's or early 1930's,
Jack moved down to Padstow in Cornwall working on the railway line
there. He met and later married a local girl named
May was born in Padstow on October
12, 1912. She had a reputation as being an excellent swimmer in the
sea and won some of the local competitions.
From this union, three children
were born, Francis (Frank), Geoffrey and Yvonne.
Jack died in the 1970's and his
ashes are scattered on the mountainside in Cwmbran near the Mountain
Air public house.
May died on December 24, 2000 and her ashes are buried in Padstow.
Jack and May on their 25th
Outside their home at Caldicot,