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Mary Julia, Countess of Longford Pakenham

Rank: Volunteer
Street: Tullynally Castle
Townland: Tullynally
Town/Village: Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
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Alternative Address: Perevel Court, Aylesbury; 12 Rutland Gate, Westminister
Census 1901: Resident at Tullynally Castle
Census 1911: Cenus of England: 44 Bryanstan Square, London West & Penn House, Penn Street, Amersham, Buckinghamsh
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Sphagnum Moss Association
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Date of Death: 21-11-1933
Cause: Survived WW1
Memorial: Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire

Mary Julia, Countess of Longford, was the wife of Brigadier General, Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Granard, who was killed in action at Scimitar Hill during the Battle of Gallipoli. She was born the 26 May 1877 in London, and married Lord Longford on the 8 November 1899.

During WW1, Lady Longford volunteered with the Sphagnum Moss Association, which gathered the absorbant moss that was an essential part of field dressing wounds

Lady Longford died at her home in Rutland Gate in Westminister in 1933. 

Parents Names: Daughter of Victor Albert Child-Villiers, Earl of Jersey and Margaret Elizaeth (née Leigh)

Link to British Red Cross entry; genealogy

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