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Place of birth: Wrexham
Death: 1916/03/09, Moss, Wrexham, Explosion / Ffrwydrad
Memorial: Holy Trinity Church, Gwersyllt, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Notes: Violet, aged seven, died when a souvenir shell brought home by her uncle exploded, killing or fatally injuring her and her three cousins. Her uncle Private John Bagnall was seriously injured as well as her aunts Mary Bagnall and Sarah Roberts. The children were buried in two graves in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Gwersyllt, where a memorial to the four girls was dedicated in March 2016.
Report of the shell explosion that killed four girls and injured three adults, North Wales Chronicle 10th March 1916.
Memorial to Sarah Bagnall, Ethel Roberts, Mary Roberts and Violet Williams at Holy Trinity Churchyard, Gwersyllt, dedicated March 2016.
Mary Anne Eliza Young
Place of birth: Cardiff
Service: Nurse, VAD
Death: 1919-02-13, 57th General Hospital, Cause not known
Memorial: City Hall Memorial; War Grave Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Notes: aged 35, a former teacher at Lansdowne Rd County School, Cardiff/Caerdydd. Buried at Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.
Roll of Honour, Cardiff City Hall
Name of Mary Ann Eliza Young, VAD. on the Roll of Honour, City Hall, Cardiff.
Mary Ann Eliza Young
Mary Ann’s photograph was collected by the Women’s Subcommittee of the Imperial War museum as part of its collection of women who died during the War.
Letter from JR Young
Letter from JR Young, Mary’s father. Part of 'Deaths: Nurses Deaths to 1920' (museum's administrative records) 1919-04-08