Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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OBE Medals won by VAD members in Essex

Order of British Empire Medal - OBE

The below VAD members were awarded the OBE in connection with services for VAD during World War One.

John Parkinson Atkinson MRCS, LRCP

Senior Medical Officer at Walden Place Hospital, Saffron Walden

Wm Edmund Cant MD , FRCS

Medical Officer at Woodhouse and Great Horkesley and Gostwyche Auxiliary Hospitals, Colchester

Mrs Muriel Evelyn De Rougemont

Commandant Coombe Lodge Aisiliary Hospital, Great Warley

Miss Amy Harriet Fooks

General Service Superintendent , VAD Colchester

The Hon Mabel Elizabeth Georgiana Greville

Chairman of Red Cross Depot, Essex

Mrs Theresa Lightfoot

Commandant of VAD no 120 and Organiser at Burnham Auxiliary Hospital

Mrs Alice Krohn

Vice President of Maldon Red Cross and Commandant of Rivercourt Auxiliary Hospital, Maldon

Mrs Edith May

Organising Secretary at Woodford Green War Hospital

Robert William Quennell MRCS , LRCP

Senior Medical Officer at Coombe Lodge Auxiliary Hospital, Great Warley

John Arthur Temple White MRCS , LRCP

Medical Officer at Hillsborough Hospital, Harlow

Mrs Violet Frances Elizabeth Whitmore

Vice President Grays Division Red Cross and Commandant of VAD no 12 Essex

Mrs Aline Wythes

Commandant of Theydon Bois Auxiliary Hospital, Epping

Ernest James Wythes DL , JP of Copt Hall, Epping

County Director of Auxiliary Hospitals and VAD in Essex

Mrs Evelyn Emma Amelia Wren 

Lexden and Winstree Red Cross Commandant