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Isabel M’Leod

Munitions Worker


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Isabel M’Leod. 

Gender: Female. 

Date and Place of Birth: 20 in 1917 (so around 1897). 

Date and Place of Death: N/A. 

Nationality: British. 



Childhood: N/A. 

Parents: N/A. 

Parent’s occupations: N/A. 

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

Occupation: Munitions Worker. 

Place of residence at Gretna: ‘one of the bungalows at Gretna along with her sister, there being eight girls in all’. 

‘Witness and her sister occupied a bedroom by themselves’. 

Job title at Gretna: Munitions Worker. 

Marital status: N/A. 

Children: N/A. 

Travels: N/A. 

Awards/recognitions: N/A.  

Trivia / any other information: Was the victim of a theft case, where another munitions worker, Mary M’Kinney, accused of stealing from her. 

The stolen items were four camisoles, three pairs of knickers and a gold ring. 

Ultimately the charge was not proven. 


Further links, notes, and comments: 

  • Dumfries & Galloway Standard – 24th October 1917 


Dumfries & Galloway Standard – 31st October 1917 

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