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William Morris Jones

Motor Car Driver
Birthplace Merthyr Place of Death Cardiff Date of Birth: July 3, 1895 Date of Death: January 12, 1935


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : William Morris Jones
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 3rd July 1895, Merthyr, Carmarthenshire
Date and Place of Death: 12th January 1935, Cardiff
Nationality: Welsh
Disablity : Yes- discharged from RAMC with a disabilty
Childhood: One of 11 born, 3 survived
Parents: Robert and Catherine Ann Williams
Parents occupations: Farm engine driver then colliery engine man
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Motor Driver at Gretna, Collier pre war
Place of residence at Gretna:Not Known
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 4
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: Yes
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William Morris Jones 1895-1935
William Morris Jones was born on 3rd July 1895 at Merthyr, Carmarthenshire to Robert and Catherin Ann nee Williams. The youngest of 4 children.
1901 – 28 Chapel Street, Merthyr Tydfil, father a farm engine driver.
1911- 26 Pantglas Rd, Aberfan .5 rooms. Father colliery engine man. They have had 11 children , only 3 survived. William at 16 is a colliery boy hewer.
WW1 in the Royal Army Medical Corps ( RAMC) discharged with a disability – military service pension record.
1916- motor driver at H M Factory Gretna.
10th January 1921-married Mary Ellen Capel in Cardiff. They had 4 children.
1921 – living at Llanpumsaint, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire and listed as an ex Gretna worker. William Morris, William and 7 others are on the record.
12th January 1935 died at Cardiff aged 39

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