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John A Lawrie

Chief of Staff Ext Traffic Control
Birthplace Berwickshire Duns ScotlandPlace of Death Berwickshire Eyemouth Date of Birth: June 16, 1879 Date of Death: June 5, 1953



Date and place of birth :  16th June 1879 at Duns, Berwickshire

Date and place of Death :  5th June 1953 at Eyemouth, Berwickshire
Nationality: British

Biography:  John’s childhood home was Craigielea, Duns, Berwickshire.

John had one sister – Margaret Winter Lawrie
Parents:  James Darling Lawrie married Annie Stenhouse.
Parents occupation :  James was a Draper
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – .Not known
Place of residence at Gretna:  Not known
Marital status:

John was married twice:

First wife was Agnes Laughlan Gibson Cairns (known as Daisy).

Agnes died February 1942.

Second wife was Christina Whitson who was quite a bit younger than John.
Children:  John had no known children from either marriage
Job title at Gretna:  Chief of Staff of External Traffic Control.
Travels – Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information:  Before WW1 John was helping his father in his Drapery business. After the war John was a Commercial traveller for a while but then rented property from his father and opened a Tea Room in the town centre of Duns, Berwickshire




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