Dorothy Chisholm Taylor was born in Lancashire in 1888. The daughter of an architect, Dorothy and her family lived a comfortable life in Oldham. 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. She died unmarried in 1973 in North Wales.
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