Dr. John William Bruford MRCVS (202) was born in 26th June 1903 at Nerrols, Taunton St James Without Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset.

 

 

 

He qualified and practised as a veterinary surgeon. He developed a substantial large animal practise based in Sevenoaks, Kent

 

He married Betty Ronald (576) from Sevenoaks in Kent in Q1 1936

 

 

 

 

 

            Western Daily Press 10th February 1936

 

            St NicholasŐ Church, Sevenoaks

 

 

He was awarded an OBE in the New YearŐs Honours List in January 1963.

 

 

 

He was Chairman of the National Veterinary Medical Association 1949 /50

 

 

 

 

He is seen below with his family circa 1953

 

 

John William Bruford died in Tonbridge, Kent in Q3 1975

 

 

I believe they had three children:

 

Frances J Bruford  Born 1942 in Tonbridge, Kent

Ronald J Bruford Born 1945 in Tonbridge Kent

William S Bruford Born 1949 in Tonbridge, Kent