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Elsie Drabble (1 Story)

Date of Birth: --/--/1894Place Of Birth: Royston, YorkshireFather: James DrabbleMother: Ada BurtonSiblings: Walter Bernard Drabble, Laura Drabble, Matilda Drabble, Betsy Marion Drabble, Harriet Drabble, James Herbert Drabble, Beatrice DrabbleSpouse: Cyril Montefiore LazarusRank: Staff NurseService Type: Civilian: Nurse (trained)Regiment/Unit: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service ReserveService Record: Began her nursing career at Sheffield Royal Infirmary. Enlisted and posted to Woking Military Hospital (Beechcroft, Heathside Road) on 8th December 1916. Posted to Egypt 19th October 1917 and served at the Citadel Hospital at Helouan (the former El Hayat Hotel). Demobbed on 6th June 1919. Met Cyril Montefiore Lazarus, a wounded member of the South African Regiment, while at Woking. They married and subsequently changed surname to Langton (at some time after 1926).Census Years: 1901, 1911 — Other Information: A photograph of Nurse Elsie Drabble, along with cartoons drawn by wounded soldiers, hangs at the Woking Community Hospital - donated by her son Neville Langton.

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Lottie Mabel Stevens

Date of Birth: --/--/1886Place Of Birth: Gateshead, Tyne & WearFather: Henry StevensMother: Annie Stevens nee PearseSiblings: Florence Annie Stevens, Jessica May Stevens, Harry Wakefield Stevens, Dora Christine StevensAge Actual: 29Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Cemetery, EgyRank: Staff NurseService Type: Civilian: Nurse (trained)Service Record: Served with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing ServiceCensus Years: 1891, 1901, 1911

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Dora Richards (1 Story)

Date of Birth: 29/03/1889Place Of Birth: WeybridgeFather: Charles CoombsMother: Clara Coombs (nee Osey)Siblings: Ernest and Herbert CoombsDate of Marriage: --/09/1916Spouse: Alfred Joseph RIchards VCDate of Death: --/--/1967Age Actual: 78Service Type: Civilian: Nurse (trained)Service Record: At the time of the First World War Dora was working as a nurse and it was through this that she met and nursed Alfred Joseph Richards VC, a Sergeant in the 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, who had lost part of his leg as a result of injuries he received going ashore at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Sergeant Richards was invalided home and was sent to the Princess Christian Soldiers' and Sailors' Home in Woking (Stafford Lake Road, Knaphill). It's believed that this was where Dora nursed him in his convalescence. Census Years: 1891, 1901, 1911