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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : David Maxwell
Date and place of birth: 22nd December 1898, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: June 1972, Wigton Registration DistrictMale
Disability : Yes – disability papers in service record
Childhood: Eldest of 5
Parents: James and Sarah Jane nee Rutherford
Parents occupations: Biscuit baker
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Clerk air ministry parts 1939
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
Positions held: N/K
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David Maxwell 1898-1972
David Maxwell was born on 22nd December, 1898 in Carlisle to James and Sarah Jane nee Rutherford.
1901- living at Ruthella Street, Carlisle. David was the only child at the time. Father a biscuit works fireman,
1911-27 Ruthella St, Carlisle. Father now a biscuit baker. David the eldest of 5 children . B/B/G/G/G.
7 people plus 2 visitors living in 3 rooms.
WW1- Royal Army Service Corps and has disability papers in his service record. Employed at Gretna following this.
1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker. David, Sarah Jane and 6 others are on the record in Carlisle
April 1921- married Sarah Jefferson in Carlisle
1939- living at 61 London Rd, Carlisle, a “Clerk Temp air ministry parts”. There are at least 2 children.
June 1972- died aged 74– Wigton registration district.