Other names: Agatha Marguerite
Locations in this story: Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, WiltshireWadhurst, SussexWandsworth, LondonFolkestone Road, Salisbury, WiltshireSt. Mary's Church, Donhead St. MaryTappington Grange Military Hospital, Wadhurst, Sussex
Story: Agatha Marguerite Gordon was born in Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, and baptised at St. Mary's Church, Donhead St. Mary, on 17th August 1886, the daughter of Rev. Alexander Gordon (Rector of St. Mary's Church) and Juliette Blanche Gabrielle Gordon (née Graham). The family moved frequently as her father served in many parishes and by 1911 she was living at Wadhurst, Sussex. She joined the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) in October 1914. She trained and served at Tappington Grange Military Hospital, Wadhurst, Sussex until March 1915. She was re-engaged on 16th Aug 1916 and was still serving by 8th July 1919 at the 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, London, a major medical facility. By the time of the 1939 Register she was living with her sister, Louise Beatrix Gordon (who had also served as a V.A.D. at Wandsworth) at 12 Folkestone Road, Salisbury, Wilts. She remained single all he life and died in Salisbury on 16th February 1941 at the early age of 54.