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Thomas HornerPolice Constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Thomas Horner
Date and place of birth: 6th July 1890, Settle, N Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: Q1 1957, Southport, Lancashire
Disability : Left army due to varicose eczema
Childhood: Eldest of 4 to survive, an older sibling died Male
Parents: William and Sarah Ann nee Milner
Parents occupations: Painter and paperhanger
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police Constable, formerly a painter and decorater
Place of residence at Gretna: West Hill Police Barracks, Gretna
Marital status: Married – wife also at Gretna
Children: At least 3
Positions held: N/K
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Thomas Horner 1890-1957
Thomas Horner was born in Settle, North Yorkshire, on 6th July 1890 to William and Sarah Ann nee Milner
1891- Church Street, Settle. Father a painter and paperhanger. Thomas is the 2nd child.
1901- now the eldest of 3. Father’s occupation and family address have NOT CHAMGED.
1911- LIVING AT Market Place , Settle. 7 rooms He is now a house painter. The eldest of 4 surviving children ( 5 had been born)
WW1 – attested in February 1915 and the address given on his service record is Market Place, Settle and occupation painter and decorator.
June 1917 , the above is crossed out to age 26 years 11 months, detective, munitions. Suffering from varicose eczema.
Employed in Gretna Factory Police and living at West Hill Police Barracks, Gretna. Also sourced from electoral register.
18th December 1917 married Elizabeth Ellen Hacking at Burnley. There is an indication not verified that he served as a Police Constable in Burnley and Blackburn . Elizabeth also worked at the Factory. See separate entry.
1921- Elizabeth E, Thomas and Harold are on this record in Blackburn
1939- Police constable CB of Blackburn. 3 children, living at 39, Coniston Rd, Blackburn
Q1 1957- died at Southport aged 66.