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Walter Smith MundleCarter
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Walter Smith Mundle
Date and Place of Birth: 8th September 1887 Kirkpatrick Fleming (Source – Birth Register 1887)
Date and Place of Death: 4th January 1941, Annan. Walter died at the age of 53, from pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculosis of the bones (Source – Death Register 1941)
Childhood: Walter was the sixth of seven children. He had two sisters and four brothers (Source – 1901 Census)
Parents: William Mundle and Margaret Davidson (Source – Select Marriages)
Parent’s occupations: William Mundle was a Road Foreman (Source – 1901 Census)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Prior to enlisting in the army Walter worked as a carter (Source – Short Service Attestation). From 1916 – 1919 Walter served in the army. He was a Private in the Gordon Highlanders Labour Corp (Statement of Services)
Place of residence at Gretna: 20 Police Camp)
Job title at Gretna: Carter
Marital status: Walter was married twice. At the time he was living at Gretna he would have been married to his second wife.
First marriage – He married Agnes Johnstone Ramage on the 17th June 1908 in Annan.
Second marriage – He married Henrietta Hume Wells on the 22nd March 1912 in Hoddom, Dumfriesshire.
Children: Walter had two children from his first marriage, 1 son and 1 daughter. From his second marriage he had five children.
Awards/recognitions: Walter received the British Medal and Victory Medal after serving in France during World War One (Source – Service Medal & Award Rolls and Protection Certificate)
Trivia / any other information: At the time of his death Walter was working as a labourer (Source – Death Register 1941)
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