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

LOW, Harriet Isabella

Bibliography Harriet Isabella Low was born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire on April 3rd 19061,2. She trained at Ruchill Hospital in Glasgow, sitting her final examinations in 19343. She joined the Territorial Army Nursing Service as a Staff Nurse before the outbreak of WW2. She was commissioned as a Sister on May 30th 19414. Nursing Service in WW2 Harriet gave an interview … Read More

GALE, Majory Eveline

Biography Marjory Eveline GALE was trained at the Park Hospital, Lewisham, and at the Royal Portsmouth Hospital. She was called up for service in June 1941, and shortly afterwards embarked for India and then Malaya1. Nursing Service in WW2 213310 Sister GALE, Marjory Eveline, Territorial Army Nursing Service (TANS) was serving at the 1st Malaysian General Hospital, Singapore. She left … Read More