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Henry Hartley Bousfield

Date of Birth: January 11, 1898


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 11th January 1898, Burnley, Lancashire  

Date and Place of Death:  March 1973, 2 Beech Court, Dorchester, Dorset 

Nationality: British


Childhood: One of 2 children


Parents: Michael Bousfield and Ellen nee Hughes  


Parent’s occupations: Postal worker


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


Occupation: 1939 – Chief electrical and mechanical engineer 


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: Not known – father also employed at H M Factory Gretna.


Marital status: Married Irene Margaret Fryer at Carlisle.


Children: N/K

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Henry Hartley Bousfield was born in Burnley, Lancashire on 11th January 1898 to Michael and Ellen nee Hughes.  


1901- 2 Beacham Road, Southport, Lancashire. Eldest of 2 children. Father a postal worker 


1911- Hereford House, Rockcliffe. Father a Post office clerk, Gen. HM Govt. 5 rooms, 2 children.  


WW1 – father employed as a postal worker at H M Factory Gretna. Henry Hartley also employed at H M Factory Gretna before joining the Royal Air Force on 6th June 1918. Too young for military service prior to this.  


1921 – Michael, Ellen, Henry Hartley and 1 other are listed on the record for Kirkandrews on Eden. 


October 1923 – married Irene Margaret Fryer at Carlisle  


1939 – living at 86 Warwick Road South, Stretford, Manchester.  A chief electrical and mechanical engineer  


March 1973- died at 2, Beech Court, Dorchester, Dorset aged 78 




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