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Francis Noel Dykes Preston (2 Stories)

Date Birth: 17/12/1888Place Of Birth: LancashireFather: Charles F PrestonMother: Caroline Sybil Preston Date Marriage: --/--/1950Spouse: Alice Marion Agnes GeeDate Death: 12/11/1957Age Actual: 68Rank: PrivateService Type: ArmyRegiment: Honourable Artillery CompanyService Number: 10710Service Record: Francis attested on 20/11/15. Height 5ft 8 3/4 “. Chest 34½ “ Address given as Town Clerks Office, profession as solicitor. Next of kin Mrs Caroline Sybil Preston of 51 Eastmount , Barrow in Furness (mother) His service wasn't approved till 16/4/17 due to him being considered indispensable to the corporation due to his work on tribunals and the illness of the town clerk. Served BEF, France 4/7/17 to 23/1/18. “Home” 24/1/18 to 13/8/18. During service in France he suffered heavily with Bronchitis and nephritis (a kidney inflammation) , spending some time in Lord Derby’s War Hospital in Warrington. Transferred to reserve in July 1918 due to his medical problems and so he could resume his duties at Town Clerk. Census Years: 1891, 1901, 1911

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Dorothy Chisholm Taylor (1 Story)

Date Birth: --/--/1888Place Of Birth: LancashireDate Death: --/--/1973Age Actual: 85Service Type: Civilian: Nurse (trained)Regiment: Red CrossService Record: Dorothy joined the Red Cross in 1912 and began nursing at Hooton Pagnell in November 1914. Dorothy remained at the Hall throughout the entirety of the war and nursed there until its closure in 1919. She won a Royal Red Cross Second Class in 1918 in recognition of her service at the hospital and was decorated at Buckingham Palace along with Julia Warde-Aldam. Census Years:

Won a Royal Red Cross Second Class in 1918 in recognition of her service