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Hardy Singleton

Date of Birth: February 20, 1882 Date of Death: January 2, 1978


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Hardy Singleton

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 20/02/1882 Brighouse

Date and Place of Death: 02/01/1978 Leeds

Nationality: British



Parents: Mark and Emily Singleton

Parent’s occupations: Woollen Cloth Dyer (father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Woollen Cloth Dyer

Place of residence at Gretna: 2. Staff Hostel, Eastriggs

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock

Marital status: Margaret Keltie Gardiner Singleton 

(nee Robertson b. 28/11/1898) May 1919 in Elgin

Children: Donald Robertson Singleton (b.1924)

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Further links, notes, and comments:

Worked for the family cloth dying business. Lived at Clifton House, 212 Chapeltown Road on enlistment in 1914.

Volunteered for West Riding RAMC militia December 1914. Re-enlisted in Royal Engineers 120589 on 17/09/1915. Promoted to Corporal. Sent to France 29/09/1915. Transferred to Class W reserve on 13/09/1916 under Ministry of Munitions. Worked at Dornock. Discharged 14/12/1918.

Electoral register at 212 Chapeltown Road in 1918 and 1919. 

Retired Cloth Dyer in 1939.


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