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Abraham Bruce WhitworthChemist
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Abraham Bruce Whitworth
Date and Place of Birth: 16th April 1897, West Bromwich, Staffordshire
Date and Place of Death: 25th July 1965, 65 Lawrence Road, Rugby, Northamptonshire
Parents: Abraham William and Florence Elizabeth
Parent’s occupations: Grocer and provision dealer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Chemist
Marital status: Married Edith M Brown.
Children: None known
Travels: To US at least twice
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Abraham Bruce Whitworth was born on 16th April 1897 at West Bromwich, Staffordshire, to Abraham William and Florence Elizabeth.
1901 – living at 19 Market Square, Rugeley, Staffordshire. Father a corn and provision merchant employing 2 assistants, 1 apprentice and a nurse.
1911- The Green, Rugeley, Staffordshire, 10 rooms. Father a grocer and provision dealer.
WW1 – employed at H M Factory Gretna as a chemist, listed in Mossband Farewell with a home address of 70 Beeches Road, West Bromwich, Staffordshire.
July 1927, Married Edith M Brown at Rugby, Northamptonshire
20th May 1939 flew for 60 days to New York with wife.
1939- 65 Lawrence Road, Rugby, Northamptonshire. Technical chemist, electrical lamp manufacturer. Also ARP
1945- arrived Montrewal for border crossing to US
25th July 1965 died aged 75 at 65, Lawrence Road, Rugby Northamptonshire.
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