Died aged 57 3rd March 1968 and was interred at St Marie’s, Standish (Wigan) on 7th March.
He was born Gerard Baldwin SHARKEY on 20 October 1910 in Wigan and he was living at 42 Wigan Road at the time of his death.
1911 census: 61 Grove Lane, Standish with parents William and Elizabeth SHARKEY. William was a coal miner. Boarding with the family at that time were John Thomas, Lucy and Annie Baldwin aged 24, 22 and 20 respectively.
1939 register: 61 Grove Lane, Standish with Lucy Baldwin (b 2 Mar 1889, single, cotton weaver) and John W SHARKEY (b 28 May 1915, single, painter and plumber).