On 18th January 1916 she became a Red Cross Nurse with the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) and served in No. 1 Reading War Hospital, Berkshire. She died there of sepsis on 18th October 1918 after nursing a soldier who had septic pneumonia. She was buried at London Road Cemetery (Old Cemetery), Reading (grave id. 80. 16489) on 23rd October, 1918. She is remembered on the Iwerne Minster War Memorial, Shaftesbury. Her gravestone in Reading includes memorials to her mother, Jane (died 1932) and her brother, Alfred William (died in Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915).
Iwerne Minster Before, During, and After the Great War. Edited by P. Anderson Graham.