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Clement George Hunting

Munition worker
Date of Birth: November 7, 1888 Date of Death: March 5, 1979


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Clem[m]ent George Hunting [Hunty] 


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 7th November 1888, Ditchingham, Norfolk 

Date and Place of Death: 5th March 1979, Oulton Broad, Suffolk 

Nationality: British


Childhood: One of 12 children 

Parents: George William and Harriet Amelia nee Pipe 

Parent’s occupations: Blacksmith


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


Occupation: Blacksmith

Place of residence at Gretna: New Zealand House, Eastriggs 

Job title at Gretna: Munition Worker


Marital status: Married Florence Rosa Ling.

Children: Possibly 5.

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:


Clem[m]ent George Hunting was born on 7th November 1888 at Ditchingham, Norfolk, to George William Hunting and Harriet Amelia nee Pipe. 


1891- living at 5, Bungay Road, Ditchingham. Father is a blacksmith. 4th of 5 children. 


1901- Ditchingham Place. Father a journeyman blacksmith. Clem occupied as a baker’s errand boy aged 12. He is now one of 12 children, 10 living at home.  


1911- a blacksmith at an ironworks. Living at 28, Haylings Road, Leiston, Suffolk. He is listed as married but boarding at this address, no wife present.  


Q4 1910- married Florence Rosa Ling at Wangford, Suffolk. They subsequently had 2 children. Clement listed as Hunty  


1918/19- employed at H M Factory Gretna as a munition worker living at New Zealand House, Eastriggs. (Electoral register)  


1921 – Clement, Florence, Phyllis and 4 others are on the record in Lowestoft, Suffolk.  


1939- 62, Victoria Road, Lowestoft. A blacksmith – heavy worker  


5th March 1979- died Oulton Broad, Suffolk aged 91. 




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