Elsie Louise Brown

Surname: Brown
Other names: Elsie Louise
Other people in this story:
John Brown
Amelia Brown née Radden
Frank Walter Barnes
Locations in this story:
Redlynch, Wiltshire
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Mere, Wiltshire
Warminster, Wiltshire

Elsie Louise Brown was born on 20th July 1884 at Redlynch, Wiltshire, the daughter of John Brown and Amelia Brown (née Radden).  She married Frank Walter Barnes at Redlynch, Wiltshire on 26th March 1913 and they set up home at East Knoyle, Wiltshire.  There appear to have been no children of the marriage.  She joined the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) in January 1915 and remained until 1919.  Her duties were based on nursing at the VAD Hospital (Dorset 16), Mere, Wiltshire.  By the 1921 Census she was living at Church Cottage, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, where her husband was the local Headmaster. By the 1939 Register she was at the same address.  She died in 1970 at Samborne Hospital, Warminster, Wiltshire and was buried at East Knoyle on 15th August 1970.


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