Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Brought to notice of Secretary of State for War

 At several occasions from 1917 to 1920,the chairman of the Joint War Committee of the Red Cross brought to the notice of the Secretary of State for War the names of ladies and gentleman  who had rendered valuable service via a VAD or Hospital in connection with the war.

March 1917

Mrs Hilder, Commandant of Huskards Hospital, Ingatestone

October 1917

Miss F S Archer of Auxilliary Hospital, Earls Colne

Miss L H Barton Brown of Auxilliary Hospital, Burnham on Crouch

Miss H Bastard, Quartermaster of Oakwood, Chigwell

Mrs S L Binner, Commandant of Guisnes, Tolleshunt D'Arcy

Mrs L Bletscoe, Nurse of Auxilliary Hospital, Upminster

Mrs G Bowen, Commandant of Auxilliary Hospital, Great Chesterford

Miss J Bray, Nursing Member of Theydon Towers, Theydon Bois

Mrs G Brookes, Commandant of Auxilliary Hospital, Harwich

Mrs N Buck of New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Miss E Burton, Nurse of Hillsborough, Harlow

Sister T Butler NZANS of  New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Miss C Buxton , Commandant of Hanover House, Woodford Green

Miss M Callingham, Nurse of Hylands House, Chelmsford

Miss M I Clayden, Quartermaster of Auxilliary Hospital, Saffron walden

Miss H Cleverly, Nursing Member of Town Hall Hosp, Waltham Abbey

Miss A Collyer of Ickleton Auxiliary Hospital , Great Chesterford

 Mrs E T F Cortauld, Nurse Commandant of Stanstead Hall, Halstead

Miss J Craig-Crawford, Asst Commandant of Highams, Woodford

Miss G B Culley, Nurse of Gostwyck, Colchester

Miss K M Culley, Nurse of Gostwyck, Colchester

Miss A Faires, Sister of Auxilliary Hospital, Colchester

Miss M C Gimson, Commandant of Witham Auxilliary Hospital

Lady M W Gooch of Hylands House, Chelmsford

Miss V Gotch, Nurse of Oakwood, Chigwell

Mrs J G  Greathed, Quartermaster of Town Hall, Waltham Abbey

Miss J Hayden, Sister in Charge of Auxilliary Hospital, Bishop Stortford

Mrs T H Heyworth, Commandant of Auxilliary Hospital, Earls Colne

Mrs M M Hogg, Quartermaster of Braeside, Loughton

Mrs A Horner , Quartermaster of Theydon Towers, Theydon Bois

Mrs F E Magor, Commandant of Hylands House, Chelmsford

Mrs E Markham, Quartermaster of Hanover House, Woodford Green

Miss H Marriage of Budworth Hall, Ongar

Miss H C Marshall, Quartermaster of Town Hall Hosp, Waltham Abbey

Miss M Mendelssohn of New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Miss M E metterr, Nurse of Auxilliary Hospital, Bishop Stortford

Miss G Miller, Sister of Rivercourt , Maldon

Miss D Partridge, Nurse of Auxilliary Hospital, Burnham on Crouch

Miss J Phelp, Nurse of Braeside, Loughton

Miss D Poole, Nurse of Hylands House, Chlemsford

Mrs E Pullin of Auxilliary Hospital, Ardleigh

Miss G Quest , Nurse of Overcliffe ,Southend

Mrs S Rans, Commandant of Auxiliary Hospital, Ardleigh

Miss S C Reilly, Commandant of Auxilliary Hospital, Upminster

Miss E Rutherford, Nursing Member, Auxiliary Hospital, Earls Colne

Mrs E Roper, Asst Quartermaster ar Braeside, Loughton

Miss W Shelford , Ickleton, Great Chesterford

Mrs N Shoolbred, Commandant at Greenstead Hall, Halstead

Miss A Smith, Sister, Auxilliary Hospital, Saffron Walden

Miss F M Smith, Matron of Hylands House, Chelmsford

Miss H Smith , Nurse at Overcliffe, Southend

Miss A Stol, Sister at Auxilliary Hospital, Saffron Walden

Mrs M Usborne, Nurse at Hillsborough, Harlow

Miss E Vaughan of Auxilliary Hospital, Braintree

Miss F E Wallace of Auxilliary Hospital, Burnham on Crouch

Mrs A M Warren, Commandant of Braeside, Loughton

Mrs A G Whitfield, Sister of Hale End, Brookfield, Woodford Green

Mrs E E Wren, Commandant of Gostwycke, Colchester

Miss H M Younghusband, Quartermaster of Auxilliary Hospital, Braintree

February 1918

Mrs Dorothea Atkinson of Walden Place VAD, Saffron Walden

Mrs Emily Ball of Ardleigh Hospital, Ardleigh

Mrs Ethel Buxton of Theydon Towers VAD Hospital, Theydon Bois

Mrs Lousisa Mary Calverley of Down Hall Hospital, Harlow

Mrs Maud Collin of Mutlow Hill, Audley End, Wendon

Mrs Muriel De Rougemont of Coombe Lodge VAD Hospital, Great Warley

Mrs Edith Anne Douglas-Hamilton of Hamilton House Hospital, Southend

Mrs Honoria Mary Fisher of Town Hall VAD Hospital, Waltham Abbey

Mrs Maud Gold of Braintree VAD Hospital

Mrs Minnie Hestletine of Coombe Lodge VAD Hospital, Great Warley

Mrs Evelyn M Hilder of Huskards Hospital, Ingatestone

Mrs Ethel Jones of Budworth Hall VAD Hospital, Ongar

Mrs Virginia Margaret Kemble of Chlemsford Red Cross Hospital

Mrs Alice Krohn of Rivercourt Hospital, Maldon

Mrs Thersa Lightfoot of VAD Hospital, Burnham

Mrs Evelyn Mounsey of Ardleigh VAD Hospital

Miss Sybil Round of Gostwycke VAD Hospital, Colchester

August 1918

Miss A Brampton , VAD nurse at Military General Hospital, Colchester

Miss G A Jordan , Sister at Blake Hall Auxilliary Hospital,Ongar

Mrs E Bullock, West Ham Auxilliary Hospital

Miss H Carrick, New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Lady G A A B Colvin of Town Hall Hospital, Waltham Abbey

Miss M A F Hunt of New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Mrs G O Jones of Harlow Auxilliary Hospital

Mrs A Khrohn of Rivercourt Hospital, Maldon

Miss G Waterman of New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch

Mrs E Wren of Lexden Auxilliary Hospital

November 1918

Mr W J Cardo of Walthamstow

Mr F A Donithorne of Southend

Mr L Goffin of Wakes Colne

Miss L Lisle of Chelmsford

Miss F G Mackie of Coombe Lodge Hospital, Gt Warley

Miss C Meads of Chelmsford

Miss M E Milbanke of Brentwood

Mr A Penman of South Woodford

Mr J C Penman of South Woodford

Mr W Pettit of Saffron Walden

Mrs S Platten of Braeside Hospital, Loughton

Mr F F Renwick of Coombe Lodge Hospital, Gt Warley

Miss K M Ridler of Red Cross Hospital, Ardleigh

Mr W G Spearman

Miss E A Wicks of Gostwycke Hospital, Colchester

February 1919

Mrs M Bentall of Rivercourt Auxiliary Hospital, Maldon

Miss F Canning of Bishops Stortford Auxiliary Hospital

Miss L Cutchey of Ormonde House Auxiliary Hospital, Buckhurst Hill

Mrs M Gibbs of Upminster Auxiliary Hospital

Miss A Marshall of Town Hall Auxiliary Hospital, Waltham Abbey

Mrs G McCorquodale of Budworth Hall Auxiliary Hospital, Ongar

Miss S A Stringer of Essex Convalescent Hospital, Clacton

Mrs E White of  Hillsborough Auxiliary Hospital, Harlow

Miss A Wicks of Goetwych Auxiliary Hospital, Colchester

August 1919

Mrs G Beattie, VAD Nurse of Gostwycke, Colchester

Miss E Hart, Nurse of Hillsborough, Harlow

Miss S Joseph, Nurse of Ickleton, Great Chesterford

Miss M Loring, Matron at TFNS Hamilton, Southend

Miss B Miller of Singholme,Walton on the Naze

Miss M Polley, Nurse of Guisnes , Tolleshunt D'Arcy

Miss E Read, VAD Nurse of Theydon Towers, Theydon Bois

Mrs C M Sparrow, VAD Nurse at Auxilliary Hospital, Earls Colne

Miss L Strickland-Blaydes, Sister at Auxilliary Hospital, Ardleigh

Miss L A Stride, Nurse at Auxilliary Hospital, Upminster

Miss A Trounce, Asst Nurse at Town Hall Hosp, Waltham Abbey

Miss F Wallace, Nurse at Auxilliary Hospital, Burnham on Crouch

Miss E Wells, Nurse at Red Cross Hospital, Chelmsford

Mrs R E Debenham of Theydon Bois War Hospital Supply Depot

Mrs B Gardner of Brentwood Hospital Supply Depot

Mrs E Gardner of Hornchurch War Hospital Supply depot

April 1920

Mrs G Bowen of Ickleton Grange Auxiliary Hospital, Gt Chesterford

Mr A E G H Blum of Walthamstow

Mr J R C Colvin

Mrs A Gladstone of Blake Hall Auxiliary Hospital, Ongar

Sir Daniel Gooch, Bart of Hylands Auxiliary Hospital

Mrs N Harrop of Manor Park

Mr H L Jones of Southend

Mr J R Keeble of Maningtree

Mr W R Magnus of Ilford

Dr P C Phillips of Bishops Hall Auxiliary Hospital, Romford

Dr Whitney of Rivercourt Auxiliary Hospital, Maldon

Miss J Wilson of Manor Park