submitted by D. Collinson, nephew of Arthur. “Both Uncles are remembered on the memorial in Alexandra Park in Crosby, but they did not know each other coming from different sides of the family.”
submitted by D. Collinson, son of Mary. “I am naturally very proud of my families War record.”
Doris Alder Barnes came from a comfortable middle-class background. Her father was a GP with a practice in Kensington. In 1916, Doris traveled from Liverpool to join the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry FANY as a driver working with the British Army on the Western Front.
The role of the YMCA across Merseyside during WWI
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