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Forename(s): Doris Jane
Place of Birth: Settle, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Rank: Nursing Member
Regiment / Corps / Service: Voluntary Aid Detachment
Battalion / Unit: 98th West Riding of Yorkshire
Date of Death: 1918-12-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: A. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: SETTLE (HOLY ASCENSION) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SETTLE, YORKSHIRE
Doris Jane Procter was the daughter of James and Mary Ann Procter, née Close and sister of Able-Seaman Sydney James Procter (R/5864) (q.v.). Their father was born at Langcliffe and mother at Bentham, Yorkshire.
1901 Settle, Yorkshire Census: New Road - Doris J. Procter, aged 9 years, born Settle, daughter of James and Mary A. Procter.
1911 Settle, Yorkshire Census: New Street - Doris Jane Procter, aged 19 years, born Settle, daughter of James and Mary Ann Procter.
Doris served at the 5th Northern General Hospital, Leicester, from 1 November 1915 to 1 June 1918 and from 14 November 1918 to 17 December 1918.
The Five Sisters' Window in York Minster is dedicated as a war memorial to the women of the British Empire who lost their lives, 1914-1918. Doris is commemorated by name and service in St Nicholas' Chapel in the North Transept of the Minster.
Doris was accepted by the CWGC as a casualty of the Great War on 28 November 2017.
Photograph of Voluntary Aid Detachment badge courtesy of Sally Bosley.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Nursing Member Doris Jane PROCTER
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Voluntary Aid Detachment
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