In 1901 she was living with her mother in St Mary in the Castle, Sussex. In May of 1917 she joined the Scottish women’s Hospitals and headed to Salonika.Where she joined the Girton and Newnham unit as an orderly unit January 1918.Without question their most testing time came in July 1916.For anyone connected with the Battle of the Somme these were horrendous, dangerous and difficult days.By dint of much hard work the hospital was eventually given it certificate by the Service de Sante of the French Red Cross.
Agnes worked at Royaumont Abbey 30 miles outside Paris.
They were dirty; there was a shortage of practically every amenity that they would need to run an efficient unit.
There were no lifts; water had to be carried to where it was needed.
Evelyn left the unit in July 1916 and returned home. Date of Bith: 1890Place of Birth: New Jersey, America According to US Census returns of 19 for NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, Ailsa was born in New York in 1890.
She was the daughter of Scottish parents, James and Sarah.