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Sydney Bertram Abbot

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): S.B. Abbott. (Sydney Bertram Abbott).

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Gender: Male.

Date and Place of Birth: 9th November 1889.…

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Benjamin Eric Anderson

BENJAMIN ERIC ANDERSON

Date and place of birth:  23 January 1890, Melbourne, Victoria, Australian
Date and place of death:  5 July 1952 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Biography: Benjamin grew up in Australia. No siblings known.
Parents: Benjamin Anderson married Kate Rands Levick 1889
Parents occupation:  Not known
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known
Occupation: Chemist
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job Title at Gretna: Chemist
Marital Status:  Benjamin married Ethel Frances Reid 1928 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Children: Benjamin and Ethel had a daughter, Josephine Kidston Anderson (1928)
Travels:
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information:

References

Ancestry

Gretna Electoral Rolls 1918

Dornock Farewell

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Dorothy Askew

DOROTHY ASKEW

“DORA”

Gender: Female
Date and Place of Birth:

1893 Lamesley, Chester-le-Street, Durham
Date and Place of Death:

13 March 1976 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Nationality: British

Biography
Childhood: Dorothy grew up in County Durham within a large family. She had 11 siblings:

George William (1895-1915)

Matthew (1898-1968)

Annie (1900-1980)

Andrew Wilson (1901 and he died before his first birthday)

Margaret Ellen (1902-?)

Robert Henry (1904-1946) He was killed in WW2

Mary Jane (1906-1992)

Elizabeth Isabella (1908-1992)

Susan Gladys (1910-1996)

Eliza Emily (1912-?)

Allson Monica (1913)

The family lived in the Tanfield and Lanchester area of County Durham.…

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John Reginald Hanlon Bartlett

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): John Reginald Hanlon Bartlett 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 1893 at Cowra, NSW, Australia (1) (2) 

Date and Place of Death: 1977, aged 84, buried at Tuncurry cemetery, Tuncurry, NSW, Australia (3) (7) 

Nationality: Australian 

 

Biography 

Childhood 

He had two brothers – David Roy Brett Bartlett, born 1894, Cowra, NSW 

                                          Lindon Bruce Bartlett, born 1900, Hamilton, NSW.…

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Edward Ord Blackmore

EDWIN ORD BLACKMORE

Date and place of birth:     19th August 1879, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Date and place of Death: 5th May 1956, South Africa
Nationality:   Australian Born/South African Citizen

Biography:  Edwin Came from a large family – his siblings being:

Children of Edwin and Eleanora (nee Farr) Blackmore taken before their youngest child, John Coleridge was born.…

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Mary Theresa Braddon

Information supplied through Research Project led by Nigel Crompton.

Name Mary Theresa Braddon (nee McIntosh) DoB 25 Nov 1875

Place of birth Koromiko, Marlborough, New Zealand

Parents James & Hannah (nee Blaymires) McIntosh

Parental Home Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand

Siblings Lilly (1873-1961), Henry (1878-1954), James (1881-1915),
William (1883-1954), Gordon (1892-1986)

Spouse Edward George Braddon (see below in notes)

Date of Wedding 1900 – Sydney, Australia

Children None

Marital home(s) None confirmed

Employment Prior to Gretna, none found

1911 Census Not living in Great Britain

Date of death 4 November 1949 Location Nepean Hospital, Kingswood, NSW
Buried in Kingswood Cemetery, Penrith, New South Wales (NSW)
Kingswood Cemetery is now Penrith General Cemetery, NSW

Gretna details

Name Mary Theresa Braddon (nee McIntosh) Clock No

Date joining Not known

Date leaving Not known

Addresses Number 1 Women’s Police Barracks, Gretna

Rank on start PC

Promotion None confirmed whilst at Gretna – but reached rank of Sub Inspector

Newspapers 24th Nov 1949 – Nepean Times (Penrith NSW) Page 9, etc.…

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Cyril Percy Callister

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Cyril Percy Callister.

Gender: Male.

Date and Place of Birth: 16 FEBRUARY 1893 • Chute, Pyrenees Shire, Victoria, Australia.

Date and Place of Death: 5 OCT 1949 • Melbourne, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia.…

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Thomas George Dippie

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas George Dippie (2) (5) (6)

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1884, at Collingwood, Victoria, Australia (2) (5) (6)

Date and Place of Death: 1955, age 70, in Western General Hospital,  Hillhead, Glasgow from a cerebral haemorrhage and bronco pneumonia.…

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Arthur Gerald Eastick

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Arthur Gerald Eastick 

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Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia (1) (3) 

Date and Place of Death: 24/04/1922, The Red Lodge, Devonshire Place,  

Eastbourne.…

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Mary Gerrie Esson

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Mary Gerrie Esson (Married name Banks) 

Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 9 August 1986, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Date and Place of Death: 18 November 1964, Melbourne, Australia.

Nationality: Scottish/Australian

Biography

Childhood: 

Mary was the fourth child born to Alexander Esson (9 July 1858 – 28 June 1945), a butcher in Aberdeen, and Margaret Crofts (25 Mar 1866 – ?…

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Kate Eleanor Ferguson

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Kate Eleanor Ferguson
Gender: Female
Date and place of birth:  4th August 1892, Longtown
Date and Place of Death: 1947, Victoria, Australia
Nationality: British ( mother Scottish)
Childhood: Eldest of 5
Parents: William and Sarah nee Dixon
Parents occupations: Station master
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Burgh By Sands Primary from 1905
Occupation: Nurse – VAD Red Cross
Place of residence at Gretna: S.…

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Norman Daniel Ferguson

NORMAN DANIEL FERGUSON

Date and place of birth :  15 June 1882 Wodonga, Victoria, Australia

Date and place of Death :  19 June 1948 New Town, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality: Australian

Biography:  Norman grew up in Australia with his siblings:
Parents:  Daniel Ferguson and Ada Eliza Mickle
Parents occupation :  Daniel was Chief Inspector of Distilleries.…

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Edward Landseer Parry Griffiths

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Edward Landseer Parry Griffiths. 

Gender: Male.

Date and Place of Birth: c.1883, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.

Date and Place of Death: c.1953, Hunter’s Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

Nationality: Australian.…

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Julius William Hogarth

Julius William Hogarth

Gender:  Male

Date and Place of Birth:  6 August 1883 at Ryde, NSW, Australia

Date and Place of Death:  9 September 1975 at Hunters Hill, NSW, Australia

Nationality: Australian

Biography

Julius grew up in Sydney, Australia with his sisters Lillian Charlotte Hogarth (1881) and Mary Violet Hogarth (1885-1910)

Parents:

William Alfred Waldeman Hogarth (1859-1945) and Catherine Brady (1860-1941)

Parent’s occupations:  William was a manufacturer.…

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Norman Stanley William Hudson

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Norman Stanley William Hudson. 

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: 1887/1888, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. (Possibly 6 December 1887). 

Date and Place of Death: 25 June 1956, Croydon Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.…

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William Ralph Jewell

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): William Ralph Jewell. 

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: July 15th 1894, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. 

Date and Place of Death: January 28th 1975, Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia.…

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Thomas Gilbert Henry Jones

Appeared in INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY 1918 Part 4

New Associates (by examination

Jones, Thomas Gilbert Henry, B.Sc. (Sydney), P. 14 West, Gretna, Scotland [Research ; M.]

See: Biography – Thomas Gilbert Henry Jones – Australian Dictionary of Biography (anu.edu.au)

 

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Albert John Marsden

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Albert John Marsden 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 13th June 1887, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia   (1) 

Date and Place of Death: 17th December 1971, aged 84, Kallista, Victoria, Australia.  …

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Alfred James Occleshaw

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Alfred James Occleshaw. 

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: September 19th 1888, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 

Date and Place of Death: 1969, Donvale, Victoria, Australia.…

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Arthur Francis Parkin

ARTHUR FRANCIS PARKIN

Gender:  Male
Date and Place of Birth:  1891 Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia
Date and Place of Death:   19 July 1971 Sydney, Australia
Nationality:  Australian

Biography
Parents:

Arthur Coulson Parkin (1858-1939) married Elizabeth Eakins (1859-1951) 8 November 1882 at Chewton, Victoria, Australia.
Parent’s occupations:  Arthur was a manufacturing chemist in Victoria, Australia.
Siblings: 5 siblings
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:

Masters degree in Science at Melbourne University.…