Auxiliary Territorial Service

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Davidina Gunn Little

Title: 
Sgt
Other names: 
She was known as Vina
Dates: 
1902 - 23 August 1941

She was the daughter of Walter Little, railway clerk, and Catherine Munro,

Prior to the war she ran a boarding house at Dunrobin House, Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale.

She died at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall, following surgery.

Sources
Death certificate

Janet McLean Meldrum

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1926 -21 May 1946

The daughter of Robert Meldrum and Elizabeth C Meldrum, nee Graham, Janet M. Meldrum was born in 1926 in Kinross. She worked in a bobbin mill. She was a Private in the A.T.S. during the Second World War. She died on pulmonary tuberculosis on 21 May 1946.

Sources
Death certificate
1946 / 387 / 325

Ethel Munro Smith

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1922 - 2 June 1943

Ethel Munro Smith died of a heart attack after running to her post.

Sources
A.T.S. Died at her Post
Dundee Evening Telegraph 5 June 1943
Keith A.T.S's Death
Aberdeen Press and Journal 5 June 1943

Rhoda Alice Fraser

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1921 - 4 October 1945

Rhoda Alice Fraser was the elder daughter of John and Georgina Fraser. She was born in Moray and grew up in Oyne. At the time of her death her home address was 15 Allenvale Road, Aberdeen.

After leaving school, she worked in the office of Mowatt & Sons, fisccurers, South Esplanade, Aberdeen.

She joined the ATS during the Second World War. Her service no. was W/155271.

Sources
Press and Journal
15 Nov 1945, page 4,

Flora McNab

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
approx 1922 - 21 April 1945

Flora McNab was the daughter of Edward McNab, Seaman, and his wife Helen Hamilton. She served in the A.T.S. during the Second World War; her Service number was W/177784. She died of pulmonary tuberculosis on 21 April 1945, and is buried in Kilbride Old Churchyard, Isle of Arran.

Sources
Comminwealth War Graves Commission

Helen Margaret Smith

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1918 - 20 July 1945

Helen Margaret Smith was the second daughter of John Smith and Margaret Ann Innes. She served in the A.T.S. in Leicester during the Second World War and died there, aged 27, on 20 July 1945. Her father subsequently became Provost of Inverurie.

Sources

Johan MacInnes

Other names: 
Recorded on the war memorial at Sleat as Joan MacInnes
Dates: 
Born c.1920, died 2nd September 1945

The daughter of Angus MacInnes, a gardener on the Macdonald estate, and Grace McKay of 4 Calligarry (Calligaryy is a crofting township in Sleat on the Isle of Skye). One of 5 children, Johan went down to Glasgow with her sister Katy to work in the war.

She died 2nd September 1945, aged 25, in the military ward of Stobhill Hospital from TB meningitis - Grace (Johan’s mother) was widowed, and it was a heavy blow to her to lose a daughter. It was Johan's brother Angus who went down to Glasgow and who reported the death.

Johan is buried in Kilmore with her brothers.

Images: 
Johan MacInnes in her ATS unifrom
Sources
Past Lives show, broadcast 20th August 2012
Thanks to Louise Yeoman and Mark Stephen of BBC Radio Scotland, and to Skye historian Neil McGillivray, and Johan's neice Grace Shone, for sharing this information about Johan MacInnes.
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