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Charles Graham

Birthplace Cumberland Longtown EnglandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna Browhouses Date of Birth: January 19, 1874 Date of Death: January 19, 2022


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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: Q4 1874 Longtown, Cumberland 

Date and Place of Death: 1st December 1940 Dornock 

Nationality: English 



Parents: William and Isabella (nee Irving) Graham 

Parent’s occupations: Father is a joiner 

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

Occupation: Police constable in Liverpool City Police 

Place of residence at Gretna: Browhouses  

Job title at Gretna: Police constable 

Marital status: Married Annie Armstrong in 1918 at Dornock. She was a munitions worker at H.M. Factory Gretna.

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Trivia / any other information: Liverpool Daily Post 27/08/1909 


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Charles Graham 

Charles Graham was born in Longtown and served as a police constable in Liverpool for many years. He served in the police force at HM Gretna during the war, and afterwards married a Gretna Girl, Annie Armstrong. 

In 1891, Charles is working as a domestic servant, but by 1901, he has become police constable 338A in the Liverpool City Police. He is living in a house at Albany Road with two other constables, both from Scotland. In 1909, Charles is commended for his actions in stopping a runaway horse. He may have been injured in the incident, but on the 1911 census he is still a police constable in Liverpool, living in digs at Connaught Road. 

Charles apparently served at HM Gretna in their Police Force and may have lived at Browhouses. While there he met a Dornock-born-and-bred Gretna Girl, Annie Armstrong, and they married in 1918 in Dornock. 

After the war, Charles and Annie lived in Eastrigg. Charles worked as a labourer. At the time of his death in December 1940, age 66, they were living at Dunedin Road. Charles is buried in Dornock Cemetery. 

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