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Ernest Mark Cheetham

 Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :  ERNEST MARK CHEETHAM 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 1892. Hackney, London 

Date and Place of Death: 2nd October 1971.…

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Phyllis Hawksley

PHYLLIS HAWKSLEY

Date and place of birth :  12 January 1896 Notting Hill, London

Date and place of Death :  5 May 1975 Ashburton, Devon
Nationality: British

Biography:

Phyllis grew up in London with her siblings:

Thomas Edwin Hawksley 1897

Dorothy Sylvia Hawksley 1906

Ronald George Hawksley 1908

Reginald Jack Hawksley 1914
Parents:

Kenneth Phipson Hawksley married Julia Letitia Anderson Green in 1894,

Portsea, Hampshire
Parents occupation :  Kenneth was a Civil and Mechanical Engineer
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – .…

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Henry Wanell Luscombe

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Henry [Harry] Wanell [Wennell] Luscombe
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 19th July 1894 Topsham, Devon
Date and Place of Death: Q4 1964, Exeter
Nationality: British
Disability : Yes- withered right leg as a result of a childhood break
Childhood: Eldest of 2 boys
Parents: Leonard John and Eva nee Wanell
Parents occupations: Father an asylum assistant ( medical doctor on Henry’s marriage registration) Mother a grocer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  N/K
Occupation: Tailor ( chargehand/chemist at Gretna)
Place of residence at Gretna: C5 East, Eastriggs
Marital status: Married
Children: Yes
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: failed attempts at channel swim.…

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Charles Evelyn Simmons

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Charles Evelyn Simmons 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth:10/03/ 1879 Kingsbridge, Devon (3) (5) (7) 

  Baptised 9/4/1879 at Kingsbridge, Devon (3) 

Date and Place of Death: 31/03/1951 Barnet, Middlesex (3) (9) 

Nationality: British 

 

Biography 

Childhood: Had three siblings (4) (6) – 

 Grace Millicent Simmons   born 1878, St.…

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Sir Alec Thomas Sharland Zealley

SIR ALEC THOMAS SHARLAND ZEALLEY

Gender: Male
Date and Place of Birth:  28th January 1893 at Colyton, Devon

Date and Place of Death: 20 April 1970 at Colyton, Devon

Nationality: British
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National Portrait Gallery

https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp140726/sir-alec-thomas-sharland-zealley
Biography
Childhood: Alec grew up in Colyton, Devon with his two brothers:

Dennis Jarman Sharland (1901-1982)
Parents:  John Zealley (c1853-1934) and Mary Ann Jarman Sharland (1857-1936)
Parent’s occupations:  John Zealley was a Flour Miller
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:

Wellington School in Wellington Somerset (1911 Census)
University of London (Chemistry)
https://archives.libraries.london.ac.uk/resources/UoL_Historical_Record_1836-1926.pdf
Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): Went from University of London to HM Factory and then back to University to complete his Masters degree in Chemistry.…