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VAD Sarah Pagdin

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Sarah Pagdin Nursing, First Officer St. John's Ambulance Brigade Sarah Pagdin was the daughter of Edmund Pagdin, an engine tenter from Ackworth near Wakefield, and Elizabeth Pagdin nee Hardaker from Leeds. Sarah's birth, on 10th February 1887, was registered in Ackworth, and she was baptised there at St. Cuthbert's Church on…
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VAD Mary Longsdon

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Mary Longsdon Assistant Nurse, Surgical Nursing Duties Early life: Mary Frances Longsdon was born on 12th March 1896 and baptised on 13th April that year at St. Andrew's Church in Keighley. [caption id="attachment_9303" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mary's baptism record[/caption] Her parents were Henry Crofts Longsdon, a machine maker originally from Seacroft, and…
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