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Samuel Charles CrockerMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Samuel Charles Crocker
Date and Place of Birth: 16th October 1878, Torquay, Devon
Date and Place of Death: January 1969, Torquay
Childhood: 2nd child.
Parents: Josiah and Jane
Parent’s occupations: Contractor’s labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: House painter/ Munition worker at Gretna
Place of residence at Gretna: New Zealand House
Job title at Gretna: Munition worker.
Marital status: Married Betha Tambling.
Children: Not known.
Trivia / any other information:
Samuel Charles Crocker known as Charles was born on 16th October 1878 at Torquay, Devon to Josiah and Jane. He was baptised on 2nd February 1879.
1881- living at 7, Sandhill Road, Tormaham, Newton Abbott, Devon. Father a labourer. Samuel is the 2nd child.
1891- 18 Melville Street, Tormaham. Father a contractor’s labourer.
1901- at the same address, father a carter for a garage dealer. Charles is a mechanic in a garage.
1911- house painter lodging a 4 Somerton Terrace, Torquay.
WW1- employed as a munition worker at H M Factory Gretna living at New Zealand House.
1921- Samuel Charles, Charles Richard, Minnie Jane and 4 others are listed on the record at Tormaham, Newton Abbott.
October 1922 married Betha Tambling. Bertha is 7 years his junior.
1939- 16 Camden Road, Torquay, a painter and decorator
Died January 1969 – Torquay
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