Other names: Elsie Louise
Locations in this story: Redlynch, WiltshireKnoyle Place, East Knoyle, WiltshireMere, Wiltshire
Story: 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 1939 Register she was living at Church Cottage, Knoyle Place, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. She died in 1970 and was buried at East Knoyle on 15th August 1970.