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Cosmo Gifford IrvingMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Cosmo Gifford Irvine
Date and Place of Birth: 21st November 1882, Morningside, Edinburgh
Date and Place of Death: 7th December 1936, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland
Childhood: Youngest of at least 4
Parents: Robert and Jessie nee McCulloch
Parent’s occupations: Clothier’s Salesman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: 3E East, Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Munition Worker
Marital status: Married Eliza[beth] Scott in Sussex
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Cosmo Gifford Irvine was born at 4, Marchmont Crescent, Morningside, Edinburgh on 21st November 1882 to Robert a clothier’s salesman, and Jessie nee McCulloch.
1891- 29, Roseneath Terrace, Newington, Edinburgh. Father a clothier’s salesman. Cosmo the youngest of 4 children.
1901- Berryholes, Login, Stirlingshire, working as a forester.
1911 – Potter’s Heron, Hampshire- an assistant forester
1916- married Eliza[beth] Scott in Sussex, his given address is Brampton, Cumberland on the Registration document.
1918/19- employed at H M Factory Gretna as a munition worker living at 3E East, Gretna. (Electoral Register)
7th December 1936 died aged 54 at Maybole, Ayrshire, of stomach cancer (death registration), occupation listed as Estate Forester.
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