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Jospeh Charles Jean Van Ruymbeke

Birthplace Flanders Kortrijk Belgium Date of Birth: July 28, 1858 Date of Death: February 18, 1938


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Joseph Charles Jean van Ruymbeke 

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Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: 28th September 1858 – Kortrijk, 8500, Flanders, Belgium.

Date and Place of Death: 18th Feburary 1938, Gironde, Aquitaine, France.  

Nationality: Belgian. 

Do we have images/photos of this person? Yes – Photos in Photos of Joseph Charles Jean van Ruymbeke ( 




Parents: Father: Emilie van Ruymbeke (19th March 1828 – 14th March 1924) and Mother: Lucie Lowie (9th May 1834 – 27th May 1912). 

Parent’s occupations:  No information found. 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  Unknown. 

Occupation: Engineer.   

Place of residence at Gretna: N/A.  

Job title at Gretna: Engineer.  

Marital status: Maud van Ruymbeke (nee Taylor-Hargreave) (16th March 1864, Montreal – 9th October 1928, Marseille). 


  • Emilie van Ruymbeke. 
  • Vesale van Ruymbeke. 
  • Muriel van Ruymbeke. 
  • Eugene van Ruymbeke. 
  • Josephine van Ruymbeke. 
  • Paul van Ruymbeke. 
  • Joseph van Ruymbeke. 
  • Gaston van Ruymbeke. 
  • Madeleine van Ruymbeke. 


Travels: Canada, America, and United Kingdom (WW1). 


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