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Arthur Macdonald Munro

Birthplace Sussex Steyning Place of Death Victoria Australia


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



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


Trivia / any other information: 


  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
  • Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K


  • Blogs about the individual: N/K
  • Websites about the individual: N/K

Further links, notes, and comments:


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. NZ Army Reservist


c/o Bank of Australasia, Melbourne


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

Wife E age 28 and daughter A age 3 and son F age 1 sailed on Devanta


Chemist living at Balaclava, Victoria in 1919

Name and address appears in the Dornock Farewell, held by The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection,

The Australian contribution to HM Factory Gretna – Devils Porridge Museum


Chemists onboard SS Devanha boarding at Devenport May 1919

J Hough  33 Brisbane

W J P Smith  25 Melbourne

A F Sissons 28 Melbourne

Rus Lattinor  23 Brisbane

J F Neilson 30Science master Brisbane

EP Singleton 23 Sydney

CC Hardwick 35 Sydney

ÇA Abbott26 Sydney

J McKenzie 24 Tasmania

A Dunston 30 Sydney

W R Poole 24 Sydney

f A Easthaugh 28 Sydney

G Skuthorp 38 mining engineer W Australia

A m Munro 30 W Australia

J R Bartlett 26 Sydney

J C Hood  20 Science master Sydney

J Hogarth 33 Chemist Sydney


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