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William Garvie

Date of Birth: September 28, 1891 Date of Death: September 14, 1957


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 28th September 1891, Ardgowan Street, Glasgow 

Date and Place of Death: 14th September 1957, Hendon, Middlesex 

Nationality: Scottish


Childhood: N/K


Parents: John and Margaret Aitcheson nee Smith 

Parent’s occupations: Joiner 


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


Occupation: Analytical and technical Chemist  


Place of residence at Gretna: 52, The Rand, Eastriggs 

Job title at Gretna: Chemist


Marital status: Married Violet Jamieson

Children: At least 1.

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:


William Garvie was born on 28th September 1891 at 145 Ardgowan Street, Glasgow, Scotland to John Garvie, a joiner journeyman, and Margaret Aitcheson nee Smith.  


1901 – living at Hawkhead Road, Paisley. Father a house joiner. No mother listed.  


5th August 1918- married Violet Jamieson at the George Temperance Hotel, Paisley. Listed as an analytical chemist and Violet recorded as a typist.  


WW1- employed as a chemist at H M Factory, Gretna living at 52, The Rand, Eastriggs. (Electoral register) and listed in the Dornock Farewell with an address of 44 Beechwood Drive, Renfrew.  


1939- 29 Newcombe Park, Hendon. A technical chemist and commercial manager. 1 son also listed.   


14th September 1957- died at ‘Gleniffer’, Hendon, Middlesex.  




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