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His Majesty's Factory Gretna

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In this talk Nigel Crompton will look at the huge cordite factory built in 1915-1916 on the border of England and Scotland at Gretna.


HM Cordite Factory, Gretna; A Study in Great War Genealogy on the Home Front - Nigel Crompton MA

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We welcome Nigel Crompton to our Hornchurch venue on the 10th of August  to present his talk about the Gretna munitions factory and genealogy relating to the workers employed there.  There were 30,000 workers at HM Factory Gretna in World War One. A number of accidental deaths occurred at the Factory.  The official government figure was seven kill…