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Thomas Patrick BanksMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Banks (Thomas Patrick Banks)
Date and Place of Birth: 1870, Ipswich, Suffolk
Date and Place of Death: N/K
Childhood: Thomas born in Ipswich & grew up there, son of an army sergeant.
Parents: John & Elizabeth (Eliza) Banks
John was Chelsea Pensioner Recruiter (1871 & 1881 census) & Staff Sergeant (1881 census).
Elizabeth was a Laundress (1881 census).
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Xylonite factory labourer.
Place of residence at Gretna: 9 J West
Job title at Gretna: Munition Worker
Marital status: Married Mary Josephine Linehan in1909 at Ipswich, Suffolk.
Children: No children (1921 census)
Travels: Awards/recognitions: N/K
Trivia / any other information:
Thomas worked in the Xylonite factory in Brantham, Suffolk (1901 census) for a good many years before coming to Gretna.
After WW1, Thomas & wife Mary stayed there with Thomas continuing to work at the factory (1921 census).
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