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Hugh Watson Channer                         1878-1948
Hugh was born on 23 February 1878, the son of George Nicolas Channer and Annie Isabella Watson, at Dharmsala, West Bengal, India. Just a few months after his marriage, he was seriously wounded in both legs and the chest at Gallipoli.
Emily May Georgine Cornet               1882-1974
Emily was born on 28 April 1882, the daughter of Laurent Cornet.
I have identified the following children.
  Ann G. M. Born 8 Sep 1916   London Married Stig Kempe

Birth of Parents
Hugh Watson Channer b: 23 Feb 1878  c: 3 Apr 1878             Dharmsala, West Bengal, India
son of George Nicolas Channer and Annie Isabella Watson

Emily May Georgine Cornet b: 28 Apr 1882        
daughter of Laurent Cornet

20 Mar 1915
Hugh Watson Channer
Emily May Georgine Cornet
St. Andrew's, West Kensington       1915 1Q Fulham 1a 407

The Times, Monday, Mar 22, 1915                     Marriages
  CHANNER : CORNET - On the 20th March, very quietly, at St. Andrew's, West Kensington, by the Rev. E. Towning Pollock, Captain Hugh Watson Channer, Royal Marine Light Infantry, second son of the late General G. N. Channer, C.B., V.C., to Emily May Georgine, only daughter of Laurent Cornet, of Verviers, Belgium.   Indian and Egyptian papers, please copy.

The Times, Monday, Jul 19, 1915                         DEATHS


Channer, Capt. Hugh W., R.M.L.I., Portsmouth Bn.
[ and many, many others . . .]

Ann G. M. Channer b: 8 Sep 1916               London       1916 3Q St Geo Hanover Sq 1a 648
daughter of Hugh Watson Channer and Emily May Georgine Cornet, 13 Prince's Gate, S.W.

The Times, Tuesday, Sep 12, 1916                         BIRTHS
  CHANNER - On the 8th Sept., at 13 Prince's-Gate, S.W., the wife of Major H. W. Channer, R.M.L.I., of a daughter.

The Times, Tuesday, Mar 2, 1943                         MARRIAGES
  KEMPE : CHANNER - On March 1, 1943, at the English Church, Stockholm, Stig Kempe, second son of Direktör Carl Kempe, of Ekolsunds Slott, and Fru Helfrid Kempe (née Hammarberg), of 65, Strandvägen, Stockholm, to Ann, only daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel and Mrs. H. W. Channer, of Mayfield, Orchard Hill, near Bideford, North Devon.

Hugh Watson Channer 13 Oct 1948, Age 70,       1948 4Q Bideford 7a 291

The Times, Friday, Oct 15, 1948                         DEATHS
  CHANNER - On Oct. 13, 1948, suddenly, at Orchard Hill, Bideford, Lieut.-Colonel Hugh Watson Channer, late the Royal Marines, beloved husband of Georgine and second son of the late General G. N. Channer, V.C., C.B., aged 70.   Funeral at Northam Church tomorrow (Saturday) at 2:30 p.m.   No letters or flowers, please.   Donations to Bideford Branch, British Legion.
EXETER   16 Dec 1948                         Probate
CHANNER, Hugh Watson - of Normanhurst, Orchard Hill, Northam, Devonshire, died 13 October 1948, Probate Exeter 16 December, to Emily May Georgine Channer, widow.   Effects £1,595 12s. 8d.

Emily May Georgine (Cornet) Channer abt 1974, Age 92,       1974 4Q Bideford 21 817