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Randolph Edward Docwra

Engineer in Charge of Construction
Birthplace Middlesex Southgate Place of Death Chichester Date of Birth: May 15, 1891


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Randolph Edward (Ted) Docwra

Gender: male

Date and Place of Birth: May 15th, 1891 Southgate Middlesex

Date and Place of Death: 1976 Chichester Sussex

Nationality: British


Childhood: 4 siblings (Arthur et al)

Parents: Colin and Mary Louisa Docra

Parent’s occupations: contractor for gas and water works

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Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): 1908 – 11 practical training (John Taylor and Sons of London), 1910 student member of Inst Civil Engineers, 1912-15 Assistant with Thomas Docwra and Son

Occupation: Engineer, 1915 2nd Lieut, Royal Engineers in charge of construction of H M Factory, Gretna

Place of residence at Gretna: – 

Job title at Gretna: Engineer

Marital status: married 

Spouse name (including male name): Janet May Harman

Date of marriage: 1919

Place/Parish of marriage London

Children: C C (Jim) Docwra



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