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Mary Cunningham Baird


“Mrs Young”

Date and place of birth:  1885 Renton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Date and place of death:  1959 Muckhart + Glendevon District, Scotland

Nationality: British

Biography:  Mary had and older brother, John Baird born 1890

Parents: John Campbell Baird married Margaret Whitehall 1884 Bonhill Registration District, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Parents occupation:  John Campbell managed the Dye Works in Bonhill

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known

Occupation: Not known

Place of residence at Gretna: Not known, but after the war Mary’s forwarding address was back to here home, where she had grown up, “Craigandro,” Renton, Dumbartonshir

Job Title at Gretna: Welfare Supervisor

Marital Status: Married 24th July 1917 to John Young, who was killed shortly after in Feb 1918 in a aeroplane accident

Children: Mary and John were married for such a short time, however the newspaper reports at the time of John’s death mentions 2 daughters to this couple.…

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Alexander Mckenzie Lupton

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Alexander McKenzie Lupton

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth:22/04/ 1872 at New Luce, Wigtown (3) (4)  (8)

Date and Place of Death: 1946 at Old Kilpatrick,  Dunbartonshire (6) (1)

Nationality: British


Childhood :

In 1881 the family had been living at the Schoolhouse, Inch, Wigtownshire for at least 10 years.…