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John Reddick McCreadie

Birthplace Ayreshire Maybole Place of Death Glasgow Date of Birth: May 5, 1889 Date of Death: May 24, 1956


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

Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 5th May 1889, Maybole, Ayrshire
Date and Place of Death: 24th May 1956, Glasgow- usual address , Annan
Childhood: One of 2 children. Father died when he was young
Parents: Alexander and Jeannie nee Reddick
Parents occupations: Engine fitter and millwright
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Joiner journeyman
Place of residence at Gretna:2 Shankland’s Court, Annan
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 3
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John Reddick McCreadie 1889-1956
John Reddick McCreadie was born at Maybole, Ayrshire on 5th May 1889 to Alexander and Jeanette [ Jeanie ] nee Reddick. The youngest of 2 children.
1891- living at 8 Kirkwynd, Maybole. Father an engine fitter and millwright
1900- father died of general tubercular disease
1901- living at the same address, home to his maternal grandmother.
18th September 1908- joiner journeyman of Burnfoot, Dalmellington, Ayrshire. Married Elizabeth Hill McKie both 19 , at Maybole. They went on to have 3 children
1911- living at Knowehead, Dalmellington, a colliery joiner
WW1 – employed at Gretna
1919-December living at 2 Shankland’s Court , Annan
24th May 1956 died at 8, Upland Road , Glasgow of coronary thrombosis. Usual address, 4 St John’s Road, Annan. Buried at Annan cemetery aged 66

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