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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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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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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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Frederick Fern Field

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Frederick Fern Field

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 18/01/1893 Maryborough, Victoria, Australia

Date and Place of Death: 21/04/1959 Bentleigh, Victoria

Nationality: Australian

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: Frederick James Field and Septima (nee Ballard) Field

Parent’s occupations:N/K

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Cordite Staff Chemist, Mossband

Marital status: Lily Evelyn (nee Charters) 15/06/1921 Melbourne

Children: Dulcie May b.1920, Kenneth Frederick b.1922, 

Alan Gerald b.1924

Travels: UK

Awards/recognitions: AMSM

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Arrived Plymouth 26/10/1916 on the “Euripides” from Melbourne

 

Forwarding address on Mossband Farewell, 21 Lansdowne Road, 

East Melbourne, Victoria

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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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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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Arthur Macdonald Munro

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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1888 Q1 Steyning, Sussex

Date and Place of Death: 1949 Victoria, Australia

Nationality: British

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: Macdonald and Emelie (nee Boffin) Munro

 

Parent’s occupations: Wesleyan Minister (father)

 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

Occupation: Science Teacher and Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dorncok

Marital status: Married Maud Elizabeth (nee Hancock) 1913 in New Zealand

 

Children: Robert John Munro b.1914, Marguerite de Boffin Munro b.1915

 

Travels: New Zealand and Australia

Awards/recognitions: MA, AIC, FCS

 

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Aldenham School, Hertfordshire

Lieutenant OTC 1912

1914 Science Master living at Wellington NZ

 

Technical College Instructor in Blue Platter Teahouse, Island Bay, NZ in 1916.…

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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.…

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William Robert Poole

Married Selby Bald in June 1918 in Sunderland.
Selby Bald of Sunderland’s time in Dornock: Selby Bald lived in Sunderland and went to work at the Munitions Factory in 1916, age 18. She lived first at Timbertop Township for a short time until moving into private lodgings in Annan, at the home of a Mrs Halliday.…

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Arthur Thomas Stanley Sissons

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

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: 22nd April 1888 in Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 

Date and Place of Death: 30 June 1975.…

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William James Patterson Smith

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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1893 Yarraville, Victoria, Australia

Date and Place of Death: 1961 Footscray, Victoria

Nationality: Australian

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: William and Christine (nee Paterson) Smith

Parent’s occupations: N/K

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Contact Sulphuric Acid Plant, Dornock

 

Marital status: F Smith

Children: N/K

Travels: UK

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Encyclopaedia of Australian Science  http://www.eoas.info

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Forwarding address on Dornock Souvenir, c/o Agent General for Victoria, 

Melbourne Place, The Strand, London WC2

 

Sailed on the “Devanha” 09/05/1919 from Devonport to Melbourne

 

Encyclopaedia of Australian Science

“William Smith was Raw Materials Superintendent at Commonwealth Fertilisers & Chemicals Limited during the mid-1900s.…

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Matthew Ure

Information supplied through a Research Project led by Nigel Crompton

Name Matthew URE

DoB 8th February 1880

Place of birth Muiravonside, Stirlingshire

Parents William & Helen (Forsyth)

Parental Home Middlerigg Cottage, Muiravonside – 797 Garscube Rd, Glasgow

Siblings James, John, William, Agnes, Isabella and Peter

Spouse Jane Bailey

Date of Wedding 5 February 1901

Location 310 Scotland Street, Glasgow

Children William, John, Matthew (Daughter Mabel died 1905 aged 10 months
from accidental scalding)

Marital home(s) 294, Balgray Road, 1915 showing at Hillhead Cottage, Bankend Road
Dumfries

Employment Stoker/ fireman

1911 Census Working at Crichton Institute – Crichton did have its own fire service and Matthew may have served in this organisation.…