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Louis Laurence GrewOperating Staff
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Louis [Luis] Laurence Grew
Date and Place of Birth: 24th March 1894, Bradford, Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: 9th October 1959, Bradford
Childhood: Middle of 3 sons.
Parents: Thomas and Mary Elizabeth nee Hollings
Parent’s occupations: Housepainter employer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Listed in Mossband Farewell as ‘Operating Staff.’
Marital status: Married Elizabeth McWilliams
Children: At least 3.
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Louis Laurence Grew was born in Bradford, Yorkshire on 24th March 1894 to Thomas and Mary Elizabeth nee Hollings. Date of birth given in 1939 register is 11th February 1894.
1911- living at 75 Fairfield Road, Bradford. Father a housepainter employer, 6 rooms. Louis is a clerk.
1919- listed in Mossband Farewell as ‘Operating Staff’, address is 75, Fairfield Road, Bradford.
Married Elizabeth McWilliams Colquhoun of Aberdeen– date and place unknown. Possibly met whilst working at H M Factory, Gretna
1921 – Louis Laurence and Elizabeth living in Bradford.
1939- 15 Westgate, Shipley. A sewing machine salesman and ARP decontamination squad.
9th October 1954, died aged 60 at Bradford Royal Infirmary of 28 Granville Road, Frizinghall, Bradford
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