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Harold Frank Cabell

Birthplace Oxfordshire Grimsbury. EnglandPlace of Death Southend-on-Sea Date of Death: January 19, 1975 Date of Birth: January 13, 1891


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

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: 13 JAN 1891, Grimsbury, Banbury, England. 

Date and Place of Death: JUL-AUG-SEP 1975, Southend on Sea, Essex. 

Nationality: British. 



Childhood: His siblings were Robert (1876-1958), Lily Annie (1881-1943), Ethel Alice (1882-1953), Hermia Mina (Daisy) (1885-1977), Percy Victor (1887-1955) and Hilda Dorothy Cabell (1895-1968). 

Parents: Frederick William Cabell (1856-1935) and Marian Douglas (1854-1935). 

Parent’s occupations: In the 1911 census his father was recorded as being a carpenter. In the 1871 census his mother was recorded as being a servant. 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/A. 

Occupation: In the 1911 census he is recorded as being a School Leacker. (teacher). Chemist. 

Place of residence at Gretna: Cabell, Harold Frank, B.Sc. (Lond.), 66, Annan Road, Gretna Township, Scotland. [S.: M.]. 

Job title at Gretna: Chemist. 

Marital status: Married twice. His first wife was Alice Eleanor Holmes (1892-1925) and his second wife was Madeleine Jeanne Lucas or Jollitt or Wise (1894–1978). 

Children: He had two children with his first wife- Robert K H Cabell (1919-1926) and Maurice E Cabell (1923-). 

Travels: He lived for some time in the United States. 

Awards/recognitions: 1914-20 Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards. 

Trivia / any other information: INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY 1918 Part 1 

New Associates. 

Elected under the special provisions of the Regulations adopted by the 

Council, July. 1917. 

  1. = Naval, Military, or Air Service. M. = Munitions.

1.1. = Passed the Intermediate Examination of the Institute. 

Cabell, Harold Frank, B.Sc. (Lond.), 66, Annan Road, Gretna Township, 

Scotland. [S.: M.] … there is a list of various others. 


Two articles I have found from the British Newspaper Archive may give information about him. One is about him being appointed as a teacher at Banbury Church of England school while the other was about him being fined for dangerous driving in 1934. 

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