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Samuel Charles Crocker

Munition worker


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Samuel Charles Crocker


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 16th October 1878, Torquay, Devon  

Date and Place of Death: January 1969, Torquay

Nationality: British


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.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


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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