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Photo of Hilda Rose Mason

Hilda Rose Mason

Birthplace Hampshire Portsmouth England Date of Birth: April 19, 1901 Date of Death: November 26, 1996


Letter from Hilda’s granddaughter:My grandmother did talk about her time at Gretna but I don’t really remember much of what she said. I know that she really enjoyed her time working there and that she met her future husband while she was at Larne (Larne Naval Base in . I do remember her talking about an accident at the factory which resulted in some fatalities but she said it was a night where she wasn’t on shift. I’ve no idea if that is true or not. I asked my 96 year old uncle if he remembered his mother talking about her time in Scotland and Ireland but he doesn’t have any recollection. 




Photo’s of Hilda kindly shared by Hilda’s family.

Images from Hilda’s autograph book, kindly shared by Hilda’s family.

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