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Walter GauntMunition Worker
Date and place of birth: 15 May 1886 in Bradford District, Yorkshire
Date and place of Death: 1973 in Aled District, Denbighshire
Biography: Walter’s father married twice and had 6 children from each wife, so Walter had plenty of siblings:
Step Siblings of Mary Ann Piggott (1836-1870) were-
Ellen Gaunt (1857)
Anna Eliza Gaunt (1859)
George Gaunt (1860)
Agnes Gaunt (1862)
Harry Gaunt (1867)
William Gaunt (1867)
Full Siblings were-
Ernest Gaunt (1878)
Alfred Gaunt (1880)
Fred Gaunt (1882)
Bertha Gaunt (1885)
Joseph Gaunt and Margaret Bottomley married 1875
in Oldham District, Lancashire.
Joseph Gaunt was a Cart Driver
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – Not knownPlace of residence at Gretna: Not knownMarital status
1st Marriage was to Jessie Ellen Nicholas
2nd Marriage was to Grace Hilda Roberts
Children: Marjorie Gwyneth Gaunt (1912) and Ernest Edwin Gaunt (1915)Job title at Gretna : Munition Foreman
Before and after the war Walter worked as a Teacher.
Travels – Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information
Walter Gaunt (2nd left standing) with colleagues from HM factory. Photo donated by descendant of Wilfrid Edmondson (far right)
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