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Marshall Nadin Harrison

Laboratory Chemist
Birthplace Hull Place of Death Wolverhampton Date of Birth: February 19, 1893 Date of Death: September 30, 1963


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Marshall Nadin Harrison

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: Hull 19/02/1893

Date and Place of Death: Wolverhampton 30/09/1963 Age 70

Nationality: British




Parents: James and Louisa Maud Harrison

Parent’s occupations: Marine Engineer (father)

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Occupation: Laboratory Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: 53 The Rand, Eastriggs

Job title at Gretna: Technical Chemist

Marital status: Married Muriel (nee Colling)

Children: Nadine (b.1923) and Michael Crosby (b.1924)

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Marshall Nadin Harrison

Marshall Nadin Harrison was a Technical Chemist working at HM Factory Gretna and living at The Rand.

He was born in Hull on 19th February 1893, the son of James and Louisa Maud Harrison. James is a marine engineer in the shipbuilding industry. The family are living at 21, Morrill Street, Hull in 1911. By this time, Marshall is a laboratory chemist working for Reckitts and Sons Ltd of Hull. Reckitts manufacture cleaning products, including starch, black lead and Dolly Blue.

During the War, Marshall worked as a technical chemist at Dornock and lived at 53, The Rand in Eastriggs. His name appears on the Dornock Souvenir and the Gretna electoral roll.

After the War, Marshall is back home in Hull in 1921 and marries Muriel Colling. They have two children Nadine (b.1923) and Michael Crosby (b.1924), and the family move to Penn in Wolverhampton (1). In January 1934, Marshall is fined £1 for obstructing the highway (2). On the 1939 Register, the family are living in Penn and Marshall is a travelling technical chemist.

He died in a nursing home in Wolverhampton on 30th September 1963, aged 70.


  1. Grafton Pollard Extended Tree on Ancestry
  2. Coventry Evening Telegraph 22nd January 1934


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