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Ernest F Skerman

Danger Building Officer
Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna Staff Quarters, Sarbridge Farm


Information supplied by project researching fire officers at Gretna:


HM Factory Gretna – Danger Building Officers

Ernest F SKERMAN DBO Staff Quarters, Sarkbridge Farm


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Ernest (F) Walter Skerman

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 23/01/1889 Plumstead, Kent

Date and Place of Death: 1949 Q3 Poole, Dorset

Nationality: British




Parents: Ernest Ethelbert and Eliza Sarah Annie Skerman

Parent’s occupations: Principal Foreman at Royal Gunpowder Factory manufacturing cordite (father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

St Mary’s Infants School, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Occupation: Clerk – Nobels Ammunition Factory

Place of residence at Gretna: Staff Quarters, Sarbridge Farm

Job title at Gretna: Danger Building Officer

Marital status: Married Winifred Margaret Edwards 

in 1913 Q4 Edmonton, London

Children: N/K

Travels: N/K

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Further links, notes, and comments:

Foreman Royal Naval Cordite Factory in 1939 in Poole, Dorset and Special Constable in Dorset Constabulary (Lowe/Edwards family tree on Ancestry)

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