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John Penrice CorrieMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): John Penrice Corrie
Date and Place of Birth: 26th January 1894, Wigton, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 1972, Wigton District
Childhood: Eldest of 2 children.
Parents: John and Mary nee Penrice
Parent’s occupations: Coal miner
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 10/04/1899 registered at Wigton National (Infants)
Occupation: Plumber and coal miner
Place of residence at Gretna: New Zealand House, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Munition worker.
Marital status: Married Mary J
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John Penrice Corrie was born on 26th January 1894 at Wigton, Cumberland to John and Mary nee Penrice.
1901- living at Standing Stone, Wigton. Father a labourer in tanning yard. Elder of 2 children.
1911 – living at West Newton, Wigton, Father a coal miner. 3 rooms. Only 2 children born. Working as a plumber.
Attested to short service – occupation given as coalminer and plumber.
1916 – Guardsman in Scots Guards
1918 – 12th Lancers – employed at H M Factory Gretna as a Munition Worker living at New Zealand House, Eastriggs (Electoral Register)
July 1921- married Mary J.
Q2 1972 – died in Wigton Registration district aged 78.
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