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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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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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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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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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Stanley William Enos Parsons

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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 1897 Bega, NSW 

 

Date and Place of Death: 27/09/1979 Belmont, NSW 

Nationality: Australian 

Biography 

Childhood: 

Parents: George R and Mary R Parsons 

 

Parent’s occupations: 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  

Occupation: Analytical Chemist.…

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Charles Wilfrid Roberts Powell

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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 1892 Sydney NSW Australia 

Date and Place of Death: 1965 Palm Beach NSW 

Nationality: Australian  

 

Biography 

Childhood: 

Parents: Charles Edward and Maria Louisa (nee Roberts) Powell 

Parent’s occupations: N/K 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Univ of Sydney 

Occupation: Chemist 

Place of residence at Gretna: Staff Quarters, Sarkbridge, 

Job title at Gretna: Chemical Department at Dornock.…

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Henry Percival Singleton

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Henry Percival Singleton
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 4th December 1895, Camperdown, New S Wales
Date and Place of Death: Date not  known/ Australia
Nationality: Australian

Childhood : Brisbane
Parents: George Singleton and Maud(e) Evans Slade
Parents occupations : Stone Mason
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  University of Queensland  – must have been immediately pre war
Occupation: Analytical Chemist
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Marital status: Married to Annie O’Connor In Stockton , England
Children : Trevor James George Singleton
Maurice Edgar Singleton
Russell Percival Singleton

Travels : Only during war to England for Munitions work
Awards/recognitions:

Positions held

Trivia / any other information:

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Mentioned twice in :-

Roy M.…

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Garnett Slemen Skuthorp

GARNETT SLEMEN SKUTHORP

“Guy”

Gender: Male
Date and Place of Birth:

5 June 1879 Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Date and Place of Death:

28 February 1944 Royal Ordnance Factory,

Abenbury, Wrexham, Dinbighshire, Wales.
Nationality: Australian

Biography
Childhood: Guy grew up with his siblings, who survived to adulthood, in New South Wales, Australia:

Frederick John 1869-1871

Reginald Thomas 1870-1871

Oswald Tertius 1872-1935

Ida Clarine 1874-1934

Allan Lamrock 1876-1916

Margaret Marian 1882-1960
Parents:

Richard Tertius Skuthorpe married Elizabeth Jane Lamrock in Sydney 1868.…

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Thomas Murray Steele

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Thomas Murray Steele

Gender : Male
Date and place of birth : 7th September 1894 Corowa, New South Wales
Date and Place of Death: 23rd May 1989 North Ryde, New South Wales
Nationality: Australian

Childhood
Parents : Thomas Steele and Frances ( Fanny)nee Pilcher
Parents occupations : Presbyterian minister
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  University of Queensland
Occupation : Sugar Chemist
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Marital status : Married
Children: Philip and Rosemary
Travels
England WW1 and N Zealand ( marriage )
Awards/recognitions:

Positions held
Chemist
Trivia / any other information:

The ‘Arsenal’ in the strand: Australian chemists and the British munitions effort 1916–1919 , secondary sources
Bibliography

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Further links, notes, and comments:

https://australianmunitionsworkersww1.weebly.com/photos.html

https://anzacportal.dva.gov.au/

Biography 

 

Thomas Murray Steele 1894-1989 

 

Thomas Murray Steele was born on 7th  September 1894  at Corowa, New South Wales to Rev’d Thomas Steele and Frances ( Fanny ) nee Pilcher.…