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Mary Bruce Little

Date of Birth: May 15, 1896 Date of Birth: May 15, 1963


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Mary Bruce Little

Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 15th May 1896 Longtown

Date and Place of Death: 15th May 1963 Border, Cumberland

Nationality: British

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Parents: William and Marjory (nee McGregor) Little


Parent’s occupations: Builder (father)

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Occupation: Chocolate Piper in 1921

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Marital status: married Wilbert I Kerr 6th April 1926 Longtown


Children: Tom Kerr b.1927

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We don’t know what role Mary had at HM Gretna, but she is remembered on the Operating Staff at Mossband, in the Mossband Farewell. Her forwarding address is Eskbank, Longtown, which was the family home.


In 1921 Mary is working as a Chocolate Piper for Carr and Co. in Carlisle.

She married Wilbert in 1926 and becomes Mary Bruce Kerr. Their son Tom is born the year later. In 1939, the family is living at Border and Mary is undertaking home duties.



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