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The Experiences of Women in World War One

A collection of information, experiences and photographs recorded by Women's Archive of Wales in 2014-18

A collection of information, experiences and photographs recorded by Women's Archive of Wales in 2014-18

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Ella Richards

Place of birth: Lampeter

Service: Nurse, VAD

Death: 1918-10-14, Salonika, Pneumonia / Niwmonia

Memorial: War memorial, Lampeter, Cardiganshire

Notes: aged 31. buried at Mikra British Cemetery, Salonika

Sources: Cambrian News and Merionethshire/Meirionnydd Standard 9 May/Mai 1919

Reference: WaW0050

Nurse Ella Richards in VAD uniform

Nurse Ella Richards

Nurse Ella Richards in VAD uniform

Ella Richards's name on Lampeter War Memorial

Lampeter's War Memorial

Ella Richards's name on Lampeter War Memorial


Ella Richards's name on War Memorial in Capel Soar

Capel Soar 1

Ella Richards's name on War Memorial in Capel Soar

Memorial plaque to Ella Richards, Capel Soar

Capel Soar 2

Memorial plaque to Ella Richards, Capel Soar


Ella Richards mentioned in despatches, Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard 18th July 1919

Newspaper report

Ella Richards mentioned in despatches, Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard 18th July 1919

Red Cross card of Ella Richards

Red Cross Card

Red Cross card of Ella Richards


Red Cross card of Ella Richards

Red Cross Card (reverse)

Red Cross card of Ella Richards


Jane M Jones

Place of birth: Llandeiniol

Service: Matron, RRC

Memorial: Memorial to those who served, St Deiniol,s Church, Llandeiniol, Llandeiniol, Cardiganshire

Sources: http://www.wwwmp.co.uk/ceredigion-war-memorials; http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=149755

Reference: WaW0035

Name of Matron Jane M Jones, Llandeiniol Church

Name of Jane M Jones

Name of Matron Jane M Jones, Llandeiniol Church


M A James

Service: Nurse, VAD

Memorial: Church war memorial, Llandre, Cardiganshire

Notes: aged 26.

Reference: WaW0029

Name of M A James, VAD, on memorial in Llandre Church to those who served in the War.

Llandre Church

Name of M A James, VAD, on memorial in Llandre Church to those who served in the War.


Constance Fane Roberts

Place of birth: Llandre

Service: Army Remount Service: Gwasanaeth Ail-farchogaeth y Fyddin

Death: 1917-10-09, Motor accident/Damwain car

Memorial: Grave, Llandre, Cardiganshire

Notes: aged 22, died together with her fiance Captain Brereton Ockleston Rigby

Sources: http://www.wwwmp.co.uk/ceredigion-war-memorials/

Reference: WaW0018

Grave of Constance Fane Roberts, llandre Church

Llandre Church

Grave of Constance Fane Roberts, llandre Church


Hannah Rees

Service: Nurse, VAD

Memorial: Capel y Garn Memorial Roll, Rhydypennau, Cardiganshire

Notes: seems to have served and survived

Reference: WaW0048

Name of Hannah Rees, VAD, Bronceiro, who served in the War. Capel y Garn

Capel y Garn

Name of Hannah Rees, VAD, Bronceiro, who served in the War. Capel y Garn


Rebecca Rees

Service: Nurse, VAD

Memorial: Capel y Garn Memorial Roll, Rhydypennau, Cardiganshire

Notes: seems to have served and survived

Reference: WaW0049

Name of Rebecca Rees, VAD, Bronceiro,  who served in the War. Capel y Garn

Capel y Garn

Name of Rebecca Rees, VAD, Bronceiro, who served in the War. Capel y Garn

Red Cross record card for Rebecca Rees

Red Cross card

Red Cross record card for Rebecca Rees


Red Cross record card for Rebecca Rees

Red Cross card (reverse)

Red Cross record card for Rebecca Rees


Mary Evans

Place of birth: Carmarthen

Service: Nurse, 1916 - 1918

Death: 1918-10-04, Edmonton Military Hospital, Influenza/Y Ffliw

Memorial: War Memorial, Abergwili, Carmarthen

Notes: aged 38, buried Abergwili Churchyard

Sources: http://www.wwwmp.co.uk/carmarthenshire-war-memorials/

Reference: WaW0012

Name of Nurse Mary Evans on Abergwili War Memorial

Abergwili War Memorial

Name of Nurse Mary Evans on Abergwili War Memorial


Emma Grace Fletcher

Service: Nurse

Death: 1918-11-19, Royal Military Hospital, Influenza/Y Ffliw

Memorial: War memorial, Ammanford, Carmarthen

Notes: aged 26. Grave in Abergele cemetary

Reference: WaW0021

Name of Emma Fletcher, VAD, on Ammanford War Memorial

Ammanford War Memorial

Name of Emma Fletcher, VAD, on Ammanford War Memorial


Fanny Irene Sprake Jones

Place of birth: Carmarthen

Service: Nurse, QAIMNS

Death: 1919-06-11, Cause not known

Memorial: War memorial, Carmarthen, Carmarthen

Notes: aged 36. Qualified at King's College Hospital, London, May 1913.

Reference: WaW0037

Name of Frances Sprake-Jones in the Welsh National Book of Remembrance

Welsh National Book of Remembrance

Name of Frances Sprake-Jones in the Welsh National Book of Remembrance


Carine Evelyn Nest Pryse-Rice

Place of birth: London

Service: Nurse, VAD, 1914 – 1919

Death: 1921, Forden, Montgomeryshire, Not known / Anhysbys

Memorial: St Dingat\'s Church, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

Notes: Nest and her sister Dorothea were daughters of Margaret Pryse-Rice, President of the Carmarthenshire Red Cross. She served through the whole war, mostly at the Llandovery Auxiliary Hospital but 1918 - 1919 at the Nannau Hospital for Officers, Dolgellau. She died aged 25

Sources: http://www.wwwmp.co.uk/carmarthenshire-war-memorials/llandovery-carmarthenshire-red-cross-memorial/

Reference: WaW0204

Memorial plaque commemorating Dorothea and Nest Pryse-Rice, St Dingat’s, Llandovery

Memorial plaque

Memorial plaque commemorating Dorothea and Nest Pryse-Rice, St Dingat’s, Llandovery

Grave of Nest Pryse-Rice, St Dingat’s Church, Llandovery

Grave of Nest Pryse-Rice

Grave of Nest Pryse-Rice, St Dingat’s Church, Llandovery


Red Cross record card for Nest Pryse-Rice

Red Cross record

Red Cross record card for Nest Pryse-Rice



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