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Mary Baxter Ellis (1892–1968) by Bassano, c. 1939 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ellis, Mary Baxter (1892–1968), commanding officer of the FANY, was born on 12 November 1892 at North Ashfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, the elder daughter in the family of four children of Joseph Baxter Ellis, grocer and miller, and his second wife, Mary Sharp Taylor...

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Franklin, Lilian Annie Margueretta (1882–1955), commanding officer of the FANY, was the only daughter (there was also one son) of William Franklin (1852–1920) of Horsham, Sussex, a wholesale merchant, and his wife, Louisa (1845–1923). The family lived for a number of years at ...

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MacLellan, Maud Lilburn (1903–1977), commanding officer of the FANY, was born on 6 October 1903 at 37 Athole Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow, one of two daughters of the three children of Walter Thomas MacLellan (1858–1931), iron merchant, and his wife, Jane Adair Whyte (1868–1947)...

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McDougall [née Smith], Grace Alexandra (1887–1963), officer of the FANY, was born at 67 Dee Street, Dee Village, Aberdeen, on 3 June 1887, the fifth child of Charles Smith, master grocer and wine merchant, and his wife, Isobel Copland (d. 1919)...

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Richards, Alfred Bate (1820–1876), writer and promoter of the volunteers, was born on 17 February 1820 at Baskerville House, Worcestershire, the eldest son of John Richards of Wassell Grove, near Stourbridge, Worcestershire, who was MP for Knaresborough in the West Riding of Yorkshire...