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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : James Ross
Date and Place of Birth: 1888, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire
Date and Place of Death: May 1940, 40 Crathie Avenue, Dumfries
Disability: Rhematic arthritis
Childhood: 3rd of 9 children.
Parents: James McAll Brydon McAllister Ross and Mary nee McDonald
Parent’s occupations: Hawker
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: General labourer
Place of residence at Gretna: 33 High Street, Dumfries
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Catherine Murphy on 16th April 1913.
Trivia / any other information: James Ross was born in 1888 at Ecclefechan , Dumfriesshire, Scotland to James McAll Bryden McAllister Ross and Mary nee McDonald.
1891- living at 10 South Street, Dumfries. Father a pedlar. John the 3rd of 9 children.
1901- 10 Manches Street, Dumfries. Father a hawker.
16th April 1913 – married Catherine Murphy. He of 155 High Street, Dumfries. A general dealer. Subsequently had 5 children. 2 died in infancy.
1916 joined 4th Scottish Rifles – discharged to labour corps with disability – rheumatic arthritis.
1918 – address – 33 High Street, Dumfries (Service record)
Employed at H M Factory Gretna.
1919 – address on service record – 11 High Street, Dumfries.
May 1940 – died at 40 Crathie Avenue, Dumfries aged 52, of Cardiac failure and exhaustion. Occupation – general labourer.
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