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Sophia Flora Skipwith O.B.E (1 Story)

Date Birth: --/--/1854Place Of Birth: Kensington, LondonDate Marriage: --/--/1887Spouse: Grey Townsend SkipwithDate Death: 19/12/1940Age Actual: 86Cemetery: LoversallRank: CommandantService Type: Civilian: VADRegiment: Loversall HallService Record: Service from 08.12.1914 - 15.02.1919 - Commandant of Loversall Hall Notes comments: Loversall VAD Hospital London Gazette 04.01.1918 supplement 30460 p. 385 ‘Mrs. Sophia Flora Skipwith. Commandant, Loversall Auxiliary Hospital, Doncaster. - To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order' Doncaster ChronicleCensus Years: 1901, 1911

Awarded an OBE for her wartime work

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William St Andrew Warde Aldam

Date Birth: 10/05/1882Place Of Birth: Kensington, LondonFather: William Warde-AldamMother: Sarah J Warde-AldamSiblings: John Ralph Patientius Warde-Aldam. Date Marriage: 29/04/1908Spouse: Clara McAvoyDate Death: 14/09/1958Age Actual: 76Rank: Second Lt, Captain, Colonel, Lt-ColonelService Type: ArmyBattalion: 1stRegiment: Coldstream Guards then attd 2/20 London RegimentService Record: Awarded: 1914 Star, British and Victory medals, D.S.O, Chevalier of Legion of Honour Began service with Coldstream Guards pre-war, Served with this regiment during WW1, attached to the London Regiment as a Lieutenant Colonel, later promoted to Major while serving with the London Regiment in 1918. He remained active in the military after the First World War, including a stint as the Honorary Colonel of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry from 1938 – 1939. Census Years: 1901, 1911

Awarded Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) for service