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Elizabeth Geddes

Munitions Worker
Date of Birth: September 8, 1888


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Elizabeth Geddes
Gender: Female
Date and place of birth: 8th September 1888, 26 Harbour Head[Road], Buckie, Banffshire
Date and Place of Death: Not known
Nationality: Scottish
Childhood: 2nd of at least 4 , possibly 5 children
Parents: Peter and Elizabeth nee Reid
Parents occupations: Fisherman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Munition worker
Place of residence at Gretna: 2 East 16 Township,Gretna
Marital status: Married at Gretna in 1919
Children: N/K
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Positions held: N/K
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Elizabeth Geddes 1888

Elizabeth Geddes was born on 8th September 1888 at 26 Harbour Head , Buckie, Banffshire to Peter Geddes a fisherman and Elizabeth nee Reid.

1891 – living at 26 Harbour Road [Head], Buckie She is the youngest of 2 children. B/G

1901- now 5children. No father or older brother. Both fishermen so possibly at sea. Mother listed as married not widowed.

WW1 – employed as a munition worker at Gretna.

29th January 1919 married John Young,  Sgt Liverpool Scottish, Gretna Parish Church . He the son of a fisherman and his address given is “ on leave from France”.  Elizabeth’s address is  2 East 16 Township Occupation  Munition worker

The trail goes cold following the marriage record so there is no evidence to tell us when and where she died.

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