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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John died from wounds on hospital ship returning to England
submitted by great granddaughter Karen Loughran
His war time service and after his discharge.
Served his country and was physically and emotionally wounded by the war
Blanche and Walter met whilst they were both serving on this hospital ship
Royal Naval Division.
William Rimmer, HMS Monmouth and the Battle of Coronel
Trimmer with the Mercantile Marine Reserve