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William John Curtis

Chemist at Dornock


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): William John Curtis

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 12/02/1894 St Georges Birmingham

Date and Place of Death: 1975 Q1 Rotherham

Nationality: British



Parents: William Albert and Gertrude Curtis

Parent’s occupations: Master baker (father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Analytical Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock


Marital status: Beatrice Alice 

Children: John Gordon (b.1918) and George (b.1920) 

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K

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  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
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Further links, notes, and comments:

In 1911, William is a Steel Analyst.

He enlisted in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in September 1914, and became Corporal 2660.

Forwarding address on Dornock Souvenir, 134 Wellington Road Handsworth, is parents’ address

In 1939 William is a Steel Plant Manager in Rotherham. 

Name and address appeared in the Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.

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