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Henry Gordon Slade

Munitions Chemist
Birthplace Tow Lane Wolsingham Durham Date of Birth: December 20, 1885 Date of Birth: May 6, 1967


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


Gender: Male

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

Nationality: British


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.


Travels: Awards/recognitions:

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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Websites about the individual:

Henry Gordon Slade (1886-1967) – Find a Grave Memorial

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