Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Recipients of Royal Red Cross Medals

Royal Red Cross Medal

The Royal Red Cross medal was first awarded in 1883 for ladies who showed special devotion while nursing the sick and wounded of the army and navy.

Tthe below Essex nurses were awarded the Royal Red Cross Medal.

 March 1917

Miss G E Morgan Matron Middlesex Hospital, Clacton
Miss M Mayne Sister GER Military Hospital, Harwich
Mrs E Wakelinh Matron Glen VAD Hospital, Southend on Sea

November 1917

Miss E V Allot QM and Nurse Coombe Lodge Hospital, Gt Warley
Miss C B Anderson Matron NZANS Conv Hospital, Hornchurch
Miss G Atkin Matron Theydon Towers, Theydon Bois
Mis Kate Carron Braidwood Matron Infectious Diseases Hosp, Colchester
Miss M Burridge Sister The Glen , Southend
Miss B E Buxton Superintendent Theydon Towers, Theydon Bois
Mrs A Cairns Matron Highams, Woodford & Wanstead
Miss Ethel Charlton Sister Aux Hospital, Chelmsford
Mrs Frances M Cooke Matron Oakwood Aux Hosp, Chigwell
Miss Ethel Mary Craig Nurse & QM Aux Hosp, Writtle
Mrs E Earle Matron Overcliffe, Southend
Miss J C Eve Sister Rivercourt, Maldon
Miss G Field Sister in Charge Budworth Hall, Ongar
Miss Maud E Fletcher Matron Reckitt's Home, Clacton
Miss Alice Fox Matron Aux Hosp, Clacton
Mrs C E Henderson Sister Overcliffe, Southend on Sea
Miss E A Cockburn Hughes Matron Gostwych, Colchester
Mrs R Jonas   Ickleton Aux, Gt Chesterford
Miss Amelia O Lawrie QAIMNSR Sister Gen Mil Hosp, Colchester
Mrs Ismay Lermitte Commandant Woodhouse, Gt Horkesley
Miss Minnie E McClew Attendant Gen Military Hosp, Colchester
Miss G E Miller Superintendent Highams, Woodford & Wanstead
Miss Edith Rands QAIMNS Sister Gen Military Hosp, Colchester
Miss E B Rich Nurse Aux Hosp, Burnham on Crouch
Mrs E Rushworth Matron Hillsborough , Harlow
Miss Elfreda Sanders Nurse Gostwych, Colchester
Mrs B M Sharpe Matron Rivercourt, Maldon
Mrs A G Swann Matron The Glen, Southend
Miss N Winter Matron  Aux Hosp, Saffron Walden
Mrs Annie Henderson Young Superintendent Aux Hosp, Braintree

April 1919

Miss D Ashbridge VAD Nurse Ormonde House, Buckhurst Hill
Miss E M Boake Asst Quartermaster & VAD Nurse Auxilliary Hospital, Chlemsford

August 1919

Miss G Benson VAD Nurse Huskards, Ingatestone
Mrs E Disney Sister in Charge Hyde Hospital, Ingatestone
Miss F Lloyd Staff Nurse Middlesex Hospital, Clacton on Sea
Miss M Wheeler Staff Nurse Middlesex Hospital, Clacton on Sea
Miss J Wilson Sister Dovercourt Military Hospital

December 1919

Miss E M Beverley Matron Auxiliary Hospital, Epping
Miss Grace V Ashton VAD Nurse Romford Union Auxiliary Hospital
Miss Phyllis M Ashton VAD Nurse Romford Union Auxiliary Hospital
Mrs Hettie Dean VAD Nurse Romford Union Auxiliary Hospital
Miss Gladys V M Fitch VAD Nurse Romford Union Auxiliary Hospital
Miss May Robson VAD Nurse Romford Union Auxiliary Hospital