Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash

Hasse, Margaret E

Full Name: Margaret Helen Hassé (note the accent on the “e”)

  • Born: Jul-Sep 1887 in Heckmonwyke, Yorkshre
  • Father was a Moravian Minister, Louie St. Aubin Hassé
  • Was employed as a music teacher.
  • Became a Red Cross  VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) nurse in Ockbrook in 1914. Transferred to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley (near Southampton) in October, 1917.
  •  Died of influenza in October, 1918, aged 30 years
  • Buried at the Ockbrook Moravian Burial Ground.
  • Commemorated on the Women’s War Memorial, York Minster

Womens War Memorial - York Minster (1)

Womens War Memorial - York Minster (2)

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