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VAD Martha Ann Lowcock

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Martha Ann Lowcock Surgical Nursing Duties, St. John's Ambulance Brigade Martha was the oldest child of William and Nancy Lowcock, nee Clarkson. William, an overlooker originally from Bradford, and Nancy, had married at Kildwick Church in August 1867. Martha was born just over a year later on 24th August 1868, and…
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VAD Lena Southwell

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Lena Southwell Nursing Sister Lena was the youngest of five children born to James and Rebecca Southwell nee Tunnicliffe of Silsden. She was born on March 2nd and baptised on April 21st 1895. Three of her siblings died in infancy – Mary Elizabeth (1879-1880), John (1882-1886) and William (1888-1889). [caption id="attachment_7756"…
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