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Arthur Gerald Eastick

Birthplace Victoria St Kilda AustraliaPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 2 Staff House Eastriggs Place of Death The Red Lodge, Devonshire Place Eastbourne England Date of Birth: January 19, 1891


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. (4)  

Buried 27/04/1922 at Chingford Mount Cemetery, Waltham Forest, London. (5) 

Nationality: British citizen although born in Australia 

Do we have images/photos of this person ? : Yes, photo of Arthur age 12 at the Sugar Mill Managers House, ,Bundabeg, Queensland, Australia, with members of his family. (8) 

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Born in Victoria, Australia where his father was working as a chemist before moving to Bundaberg, Queensland. The family returned to Britain in 1906. (9) 

Siblings – John Clare Newlands Eastick born 1889 (3) 

                   Annie Eileen Reina Eastick born04/07/ 1892 (3) (7) 

                   Doris Vera Mary Eastick born 30.07/1894 (3) (8) 

                   Margaret Ada Eastick born 22/12/1905 (3) (7) 

                    Edith Irene Alice Eastick born 1898 (3) 

                    Lawrence Edward Kelf Eastick born 1901 (3) (7) 


Parents: Father: John Joseph Eastick born 1855 at Norfolk (3) 

                Mother: Julia Reina Newlands born Kent 1870  (3)               

Parent’s occupations: Father was a consulting chemist and the first chemist at the sugar refinery Abram Lyle &Son, later Tate & Lyle. 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: not known 

 Occupation: Manufacturing chemist, worked at his fathers company, “J.J.Eastick & Sons”. (2) (3) 

Place of residence at Gretna: 2, Staff House, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshires. 

Job title at Gretna:  

Marital status: Married 

Spouse name (including male name): Florence Janet Woodruff born 1897 at Hackney, London (6) 

Date of marriage: 24/04/1920 (6) 

Place/Parish of marriage: St. Andrew, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London (6) 


Children:  none known                   

Travels: Born in Australia and moved to England with his family. 

Awards/recognitions: WW1 medals – 1914-1915 Star 

                                                                      British War Medal 

                                                                       Victory Medal (2) 

Mentioned in the Institute of Chemistry 1918- “Associates elected to the Fellowship” 

Trivia / any other information:  Joined the Territorial Force of the King Edwards Horse unit on 8/3/1911. On 10/5/1913 he joined the Army Reserve (Special Reservist) King Edwards Horse (The Kings Oversea Dominions Regiment) and served at home and in France. He was discharged with the rank of Sergeant on 7/3/1916. (2) 


Further links, notes, and comments: 

  1. Find my past -BMD  
  1. Find my past – British army records 
  1. Find my past – 1911 census 
  1. National probate calendar 
  1. Ancestry – Find a grave 
  1. Ancestry – BMD 
  1. Ancestry – 1939 register 
  1. Ancestry – members trees 
  1. The Kings Colonials website 
  1. John Eastick (father) Wikipedia site 

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