A viewable map of the Royal Arsenal ...
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Born: 17 Jan 1894 Ashford, Kent, England
Parents: EstherFrances DOWN(1871-1950) and George ROE(1870-1944)
[George Roe changed his name to Smith, his mother’s maiden name, pre 1901census]
Notice reads …
36A Cap and Deicites (perhaps detonators?)
Woolwich Arsenal Danger Buildings
Photograph Credit: Victor Nutt
(copied without permission)
others unknown ...
2015-12-08 dates etc unchecked
Thursday, 26 November 2015
Kynoch (Coryton Refinery) site in Corringham.
Female workers at the Kynoch explosives factory.
The factory was critical to the production of explosives during the First World War, so much so, a small town along with its own railway line were developed nearby.
Only black and white photographs remain of the original uniforms so the volunteer dressmaker would need to improvise with fabrics and design with a small budget. If you think you can help, please contact Diane Lee on …
Posted on: November 23, 2015