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Winifred Mallett

Surname: Mallett
Other names: Winifred
Other people in this story:
William Mallett
Emma Selina Mallett (née Draisey)
Percy Henry Forward
Ernest James Mallett
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Mere, Wiltshire
Wardens Farm, Corsley, Warminster, Wiltshire
Tisbury, Wiltshire

Winifred Mallett was born on 1st October 1897 at East Knoyle, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 26th December 1897, the daughter of William Mallett and Emma Selina Mallett (née Draisey).  She lived all her early life at the family home, Park Cottage, East Knoyle, Wiltshire.  She joined the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) in May 1915 until Aug, 1915 as a Nurse and served at the Tisbury (Auxiliary A) Hospital, Tisbury, Wiltshire.   She married Percy Henry Forward in 1923 in the Mere Registration District, Wiltshire, and they went on to have four children.  By the 1939 Register she was living at Wardens Farm, Corsley, Warminster, Wiltshire where she eventually died on 4th December 1985.

Winifred's brother Ernest James also served in the war, with the Royal Army Service Corps, and survived.


Links to related web content / sources:
Ernest James Mallett
The National Archives