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Edward Harrison Yarker


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Edward Harrison Yarker
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: September 1898, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: Q2 1966 Carlisle
Nationality: British
Parents: William James and Hannah nee Scott
Parents occupations: Fireman Cooperative society
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Not Known
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: Not known
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Mini Biography
Edward Harrison Yarker 1898-1966
Edward Harrison Yarker was born in September 1898 at Carlisle to William James and Hannah nee Scott
1901 he is the youngest of 4 sons living at Randall Court, Carlisle. Father an electric light fireman.
1911- 36 Sheffield St, Carlisle, 4 rooms. Father a fireman for the Cooperative society
6th January 1915-of 36 Sheffield St, Carlisle joined 8th (Reserve) Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders aged 17years 5 months . Territorial attestation.
31st May 1915- he was discharged on grounds of Para 392 ( iv) (a) King’s Regulations
Vi )– having been claimed as an apprentice a) recruit rejected by both recruiting officer and medical officer
1916 onwards – worked at Gretna
1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker. Edward , Lily, Hannah and 1 other in Carlisle
1922 Q2 married Beatrice Robinson, Carlisle
1927 – electoral register living at 26, Sheffield Street, Carlisle.
1939- blanked out of 1939 register but wife is listed openly
1966- died Q2 Carlisle

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