Richard Gilden was born in Cheriton (nr Folkestone) c1897 and attended New Cheriton C of E School (now known as All Soul’s School). He met Margaret (Maggie) Pratt before the First World War and they married after the War and had 3 children.

2Flk richard gilden from p couchman

Richard continued to live in Cheriton and worked at Cheriton Forge, a garage in Folkestone and then set up his own car repair business in Ashley Avenue before the Second World War.

Courtesy of Phylis Couchman


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