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John A LawrieChief of Staff Ext Traffic Control
JOHN ALEXANDER LAWRIE
Date and place of birth : 16th June 1879 at Duns, Berwickshire
Date and place of Death : 5th June 1953 at Eyemouth, Berwickshire
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
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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