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Walter Smith Mundle



Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Walter Smith Mundle


Gender: Male

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)

Nationality: Scottish


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.


Travels: N/K


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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