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Cornelius Joseph O’BrienChemist at Dornock
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Cornelius Joseph O’Brien
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Date and Place of Birth: 08/10/1888 Manchester
Date and Place of Death: November 1944 Wrexham age 56
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Parents: Cornelius Joseph and Ellen E (nee Connolly) O’Brien
Parent’s occupations: Teacher (father)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
Manchester University from 1907 B.Sc
Occupation: Science Teacher
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock
Marital status: Ellen Sarah O’Brien
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Enlisted February 1915 in 21st Battalion (University & Public Schools)
Transferred to Royal Engineers, then Class W Army Reserve for Ministry of Munitions.
Forwarding address on Dornock Souvenir, 8 Meade Grove, Longsight Manchester, is parents’ address.
In 1939, Cornelius is a Works Chemist in Talivrn Lodge, Legacy, Brynteg, Denbighshire and an ARP Warden.
He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery.
Name and address appears in Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.