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Thomas Gilbert Henry JonesSenior Chemist in charge of solvent recovery
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Gilbert Henry Jones
Date and Place of Birth: 14 July 1895 Owens Gap, New South Wales, Australia.
Date and Place of Death: 11th August 1970, Brisbane, Australia.
Parents: Thomas Jones and Margaret Sarah, née Bell.
Parent’s occupations: His father was a schoolteacher.
Job title at Gretna: Senior Chemist in charge of solvent recovery.
Place of residence at Gretna: P.14 West
Children: One son and one daughter.
Appeared in INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY 1918 Part 4
New Associates (by examination
Jones, Thomas Gilbert Henry, B.Sc. (Sydney), P. 14 West, Gretna, Scotland [Research ; M.]
Thank you to Thomas Gilbert Henry Jones’s grandson, who got in touch with and shared that
“You can see how he went on to have an illustrious career in chemistry, and was eventually awarded a CBE for his services. Apparently he caught measles on the way to serve, and was put off the ship in Capetown so may have been a late arrival to site.”