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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Fred Rickaby
Date and Place of Birth: Leeds 10/12/1893
Date and Place of Death: Leicester 1974 Q1
Parents: James William Peter and Beatrice Rickaby
Parent’s occupations: Tramway Motor Man (father)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
Occupation: Chemistry Student in 1911 and Chemical Engineer on his marriage certificate in 1920.
Place of residence at Gretna: 26 The Ridge
Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock
Marital status: Married Miriam Rimmington 29/05/1920 Leeds
Children: Frederick Ian b.1921 and Margaret S b.1924
Travels: Travelled to New York, via Halifax Nova Scotia, on the Queen Elizabeth in October 1945 and returned to Southampton on the QE in November 1945
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- Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
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Further links, notes, and comments:
Fred is living at 28 The Ridge in Eastrigg on his marriage banns.
He gave parents address at 3 Nineveh View, Holbeck, Leeds as his forwarding address for the Dornock Souvenir.
In 1939, Fred and Miriam and family are living in Barrow-Upon-Soar, Leicestershire and he is a Manager and Chemist at a Tarmacadam and
Tar Distillation company working for Barrow Rural District Council and Leicestershire County Council. He is a Head Warden for the A.R.P.
(Knowles family tree on Ancestry).