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Walter Gaunt

Munition Worker
Birthplace Yorkshire Bradford EnglandPlace of Death Denbighshire Aled Date of Birth: March 15, 1886 Date of Death: January 19, 1973



Date and place of birth:  15 May 1886 in Bradford District, Yorkshire

Date and place of Death: 1973 in Aled District, Denbighshire

Nationality: British

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)

Sydney (1889)


Joseph Gaunt and Margaret Bottomley married 1875

in Oldham District, Lancashire.


Parents occupation

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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