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David GilmourResident Engineer
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): David Gilmour.
Date and Place of Birth: 28/04/1867 – Dystart, Fifeshire.
Date and Place of Death: 01/12/1942 – Kircaldy.
Childhood: Grew up in Dysart, Fifeshire with father, mother, and siblings.
Parents: Father: David Gilmour and Mother: Mary Farmer. Married 02/12/1859 at Dysart.
Parent’s occupations: Father – Agricultural Labourer. Mother – Domestic Servant.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Glasgow High School and Andersonian Institute (University of Strathclyde).
Occupation: Joiner/Civil Engineer.
Place of residence at Gretna: N/A.
Job title at Gretna: Resident Engineer.
Marital status: Married Betsy Thomson, Linen Weaver, on 25/06/1890 at Dysart.
Children: Agnes, David, and Alexander.
Travels: Canada and South Africa.
Awards/recognitions: C.B.E – Commander of the British Empire.