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Dorothy Gibson

Rank: Volunteer
Townland: Lisnabo
Town/Village: Newtownforbes
Civil Parish: Clongesh
Catholic Parish: Clonguish
Alternative Address: Ennis, Co. Clare; Gurteenaspig, Cork City;
Census 1901: Resident at Caldragh, Lisnabo
Census 1911: Residing with her uncle, Thomas Gibson and family, Gurteenaspig, Co. Cork (incorrect birthplace give
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Newtownforbes Work Party
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Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Dorothy Elizabeth Davina Gibson was born 27 February 1895 in Lifford Cottage, Ennis, Co. Clare; she was the daughter, and granddaughter, of national school teachers. Her father, Frederick, was likely a teacher at the Church of Ireland Lisnabo National School

During the war, Dorothy worked with the Newtownforbes Work Party of the V.A.D. producing needlework for nearly three years from January 1915 to December 1917.

Parents Names: Daughter of Frederick Gibson and Elizabeth (née Wilson), Lisnabo, Co. Longford

Link to British Red Cross entry 01; link to British Red Cross entry 02; link to Civil Record of birth; The Story of the British V.A.D. in the Great War

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