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Mary (Thompson) Chandler (1920 - 2004)

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Mary Chandler formerly Thompson
Born in York, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in York, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1940s - unknown)], , [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 10 Apr 2013
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Mary was born in 1920. Mary Thompson ... She passed away in 2004. [1]

Mary's birth registration is in 1920, at York, Yorkshire, England [2]

Mary and Albert married in 1945 at York, Yorkshire, England [2]


The events of Mary's life were either witnessed by Barry Chandler or Barry plans to add sources here later.

  1. Entered by Barry Chandler, Apr 10, 2013
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On 9 May 2013 Barry Chandler wrote:

Mother was in the English Land Army. The Land girls took over the mens jobs while they went to war in WW2. Mother worked on the farms, mostly dairy farms. She had bee n a piper doing cakes and candies for royalty. When war broke out the Rountree factory was converted into a munitions factory. Mother then worked making shells and explosives. when the job ended she had poisoning from gunpowder. Then she went into the Land Army to work outdoors. She recovered .

On 18 Apr 2013 Barry Chandler wrote:

Mary was a war bride. She came to the U.S. in 1946 on the HMS Queen Mary. She traveled on the Queen Mary three times. In 1954 they were caught in a terrible storm at sea. When the voyage was over some of the ships crew told Mary that during the storm they expected the ship to break in half at any moment.

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