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Roll of Honour of Staff at the M/S Factory Dalbeattie -
22 Surnames beginning with M (but NOT Mac or Mc) :

Please Note : Names are primarily listed according to Surname at the time they worked in the Factory, so may be a Maiden surname in the case of many of the women. Cross-referencing will be done presently.

Surnames M :

Malcolm, Mary : Worked in Southwick (Unit 1). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Malone, Mrs. : 'P.W.' (? Press Worker ?) in Edingham (Unit 2). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Marriott, Gladys : Press worker at Edingham. Notified by Ina Bolton.

Marshall, Jeanie (married : Haining 22/5/1943) : Worker in Cordite Department, possibly some time as a bogie runner. Left on marriage in 1942. Born in 1914, so old enough for NG Hills, Wet Mix or Press Houses. A very small woman with a notable singing voice. Lodged in Dumfries. Used to be lifted onto stage at staff concerts. Notified by daughter Nancy McLean.

Marshall, D. : Secretary at factory offices. Notified by Elizabeth Lunnie. No. 18 on Lunnie photograph.

Martin, Mrs. (maybe a different maiden name) : Factory worker. Notified by friend's niece, Barbara Hyslop.

Mathieson, Richard : Foreman of the Press section. Notified by Jean Burnie. Came from Ardeer and stayed in William Street, Dalbeattie.

Middleton, Mr. : Horse handler. Known to Barbara Bell.

Milligan, Jess (Jessica) : 'Wet Mix' worker in Edingham (Unit 2). Notified by friend Margaret Dunlop/Mouat.

Milne, Mr. : Department head. Notified by Betty Lunnie / McVinnie. No. 1 in her photograph.

Mitchell / Hitchell, Mrs. : Canteen worker. Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Montgomery, Jessie : Worked in Southwick (Unit 1). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Manager, Mr. W.R. Moore
Manager, Mr. W.R. Moore

Moore, Mr. : Manager of the Factory. In Burnie picture with Jean Burnie and other staff. Wife was involved in welfare and entertainments work. Moore wrote letter to staff published in the 'Explosive News' issue preserved in Dalbeattie Museum.

Moriss, Diana : Factory worker (?). Featured as one of the 'Speciality Dancers' in the 'Aladdin' pantomime. Not the same as Margaret Morris. Source : 'Explosive News' newssheet in Dalbeattie Museum.

Morris, Margaret : Factory worker (?). Featured as one of the 'Ladies of Pekin' in the 'Aladdin' pantomime. Source : 'Explosive News' newssheet in Dalbeattie Museum.

Mouat, Margaret : See Dunlop, Margaret

Muir, Violet : Foreman in the Unit 2 Cordite Processing (Stoving) section in Edingham (Unit 2). Notification by Winnie Knox and corrected by her. Also Violet Muir featured as one of the 'Speciality Dancers' in the 'Aladdin' pantomime. Source : 'Explosive News' newssheet in Dalbeattie Museum.

Mulholland, Jessie : Worked in in Southwick (Unit 1). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Mulvey, Nellie (Ellen) : Worked in in Southwick (Unit 1). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Murdoch, Bobby (Robert) : Packing and Blending Foreman in Edingham (Unit 2). Notified by his team member, Margaret Dunlop/Mouat.

Murphy, David : Foreman in Edingham (probably on Presses). Notified by Janet Douglas.

Murray, Belle : Bogie runner ('shover'). Notified by Elizabeth Robertson.

Roll of Honour Additions :

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- Richard Edkins.

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