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James Ross

Birthplace Ecclefechan Dumfriesshire ScotlandPlace of Death Crathie Avenue Dumfries Dumfriesshire Scotland Date of Birth: April 16, 1913


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1888, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire

Date and Place of Death: May 1940, 40 Crathie Avenue, Dumfries

Nationality: Scottish

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.


Children: 5

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


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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