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Miss Helen Mary Shannon
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Miss Helen Mary Shannon
Date and Place of Birth: 11/07/1894 Liverpool as Ellen Maria Shannon
Date and Place of Death: 1977 Q4 Liverpool
Parents: Edward and Ellen (nee Fisher) Shannon
Parent’s occupations: Cotton Broker (father)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Personel Manager in Textile Factory in Bolton in 1939.
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Worked at Dornock
Marital status: Single
Trivia / any other information: Helen won 4th Prize of £8 in a slogan-writing competition for Lunt’s “Utopia” bread in 1922.
28/11/1922 Liverpool Echo
- Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
- Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
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Further links, notes, and comments:
Helen was christened Ellen Maria Shannon. At some point, around the time of the war, she began to call herself Helen Mary. She gave her parents’ address at 56 Woodcroft Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, as her forwarding address for the Dornock Souvenir.
Name and address mentioned in the Dornock Farewell, held in the Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.