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Henry Gordon SladeMunitions Chemist
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Henry Gordon Slade
Date and Place of Birth: 20th December 1885, Tow Law, Wolsingham, Durham
Date and Place of Death: 6th May 1967, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent
Childhood: Henry’s father was a Presbyterian Minister, so Henry didn’t stay in one place too long. Henry was born in County Durham, though 6 years later (1891 census) he was living in Hull, E Yorkshire.
Parents: Henry Pool & Louisa Slade
Parent’s occupations: Father Henry Pool Slade worked as a Presbyterian Minister
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): 1913 Assistant Manager
Occupation: Engineer & Designer Draughtsman
Place of residence at Gretna: 3 Annan Road
Job title at Gretna: Munitions Chemist
Marital status: Married Nina May nee Gibbons on 4th October 1913 at All Saints Church, Stoneycroft, Liverpool.
Children: 1921 had 3 children.
Initiation date 12th December 1921 at Woodchurch Lodge, Birkenhead
Source: United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers (ancestry)
Trivia / any other information:
Henry married Nina May in 1913, and in 1921 lived in Cheshire.
Henry mainly worked in the engineering & designing of buildings.
Henry & wife Nina retired to Herne Bay, Kent.
Nina died 14th December 1969, interred at Herne Bay Cemetery.
Henry died 6th May 1967, interred at Herne Bay Cemetery, plot FF, Grave 105.
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