This site commemorates the men and women of Collingham, Linton and Micklethwaite who served during World War 1.
Crowther, Mary Eileen

Rank and Unit at End of World War One

Rank Nurse

Service

Unit

Regiment Voluntary Aid Detachment

Pre-war Occupation*/marital status**

Trade or Occupation pre-war: Scholar
Marital status:


* Taken from attestation papers or 1911 census
** Marital status on enlistment or at start of war
Connection with Collingham, Linton or Micklethwaite and reason for inclusion on this web site
  • Lived in Collingham, Linton or Micklethwaite immediately prewar or during the war

Biography

Family background

We have not yet identified Mary Eileen Crowther but her name appears as an absent voter on the 1918 and 1919 electoral rolls for Collingham.

Service record

Mary joined the Voluntary Aid Detachment in 1917 giving her address as being in Collingham.

Mary was engaged by the VAD in September 1917 and first served as a nurse for about 6 months until March 1918 at St.Luke's Military Hospital in Halifax. From March 1918 until December 1918 she then worked at Askham Grange Hospital near York, and in 1919 she continued to work as a VAD nurse then at Oulton Hall Officer's Hospital an establishment then dealing mainly with shell shock cases.

After the war

We have not traced Mary Eileen Crowther after World War 1.

Biography last updated 18 October 2021 17:08:05.


Sources

British Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachment Records.

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