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William Daniel Macrae

Birthplace Northumberland Newcastle-Upon-Tyne EnglandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna Newfoundland House Eastriggs ScotlandPlace of Death Newcastle England Date of Birth: October 22, 1884 Date of Death: January 20, 1953



Date and place of birth:  22 October 1884 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Date and place of Death:  30 January 1953 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Nationality: British

Biography: William was the eldest, and only son, of 7 children:

Willhellmina Macrae (1887)

Jane Dane Macrae (1889)

Isabella Macrae (1890)

Mary Macrae (1894)

Agnes Macrae (1897)

Elizabeth (1899)

Daniel Macrae and Isabella Burn were married

in 1884 Newington, Scotland
Parents occupation

Daniel Macrae was a Bookbinder
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – Not known
Place of residence at Gretna:  Newfoundland House, Eastriggs
Marital status

William married Jane Tweddle 1914 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

Children: 4 children
Job title at Gretna:  Blower

Before and after the war William worked as a Draper and Master Tailor
Travels – Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information

William Daniel Macrae (standing 3rd from left) with colleagues from HM Factory. Photo donated by descendant of Wilfred Edmondson (far right)




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