PAYTON, Hilda Frances Elizabeth Lucy

Biography Hilda Frances Elizabeth Lucy PAYTON was born in Calton, Staffordshire on the 9th July, 19091. Her father was the Vicar2. She had two brothers who died in WW1. Cpl Fredrick Thomas Croydon PAYTON died on the Somme on the 1st July, 19163. He was a member of the Special Brigade created to conduct gas attacks as well as smoke … Read More

FITZMAURICE, Flora Kathleen

Biography Flora Kathleen FITZMAURICE trained at the Royal City of Dublin Hospital. She joined the Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on 2July, 19001. Nursing Service in the Boer War Sister Flora Kathleen FITZMAURICE served with the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital at Deelfontein before transferring to the South African Constabulary2, 3. References  War Office: Nominal Roll of the Princess Christian’s Army … Read More