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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Jackson
Date and Place of Birth: b.30/03/1895 Warrington
Date and Place of Death: 1944 Q2 Shardlow, Derbyshire age 49
Parents: James and Agnes Jackson
Parent’s occupations: Wire works labourer in 1911 (father)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Chemist
Marital status: Married Christina Jane (nee Connon) Longtown, Cumberland 1919 Q2
Children: Kenneth Connon b.1920, Christine J b.1923, Stewart C b.1926
Trivia / any other information: Thomas is the husband of Christina Jane Connon and the son-in-law of Charles Connon.
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Further links, notes, and comments:
Thomas enlisted in the South Lancashire Regiment, before transferring as Pioneer 113285 to the Royal Engineers on 25/08/1915, being referred to as a Chemist. He is promoted corporal, and later sergeant, and is transferred to Army Reserve class W and comes under the ministry of munition’s explosive supply department. He presumably works at HM Factory Gretna, where he meets Christina Connon, and they marry in Longtown in 1919.
In 1921, Thomas, Christina and family are living in Shardlow, Derbyshire. In 1939 he is a Textile Chemist in an Artificial Silk Works, in Derby.