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Reginald Earnshaw WildElectrical Fitter
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Reginald Earnshaw Wild.
Date and Place of Birth: 11 May 1889, Milnrow, Lancashire, England.
Date and Place of Death: December 1969, Hendon, Greater London, England.
Childhood: His siblings were Lilian Earnshaw Earnshaw (1889–?), Florence Earnshaw Wild (1894–?) and Vernon Earnshaw Wild
Parents: Harry Earnshaw Wild (1865-?) and Margaret Ann Wild (1863-?).
Parent’s occupations: According to the 1911 census his father was a Commission Agent (Surf).
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/A.
Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): Chief Operator Mechanic to HM kinemas.
Occupation: 1911 census claims that he was a cotton piecer. Also Electrician.
Place of residence at Gretna: 42 Dunedin Road, Eastriggs, Gretna.
Job title at Gretna: Electrical fitter (3 years).
Marital status: N/A.
Spouse name (including male name): N/A.
Date of marriage: N/A.
Place/Parish of marriage: N/A.
Trivia / any other information: In the Kinematograph Weekly, on Thursday 2nd October 1919, there is job advert from Reginald Earnshaw Wild, as he had been released by the Ministry of Munitions on September 12th 1919.