Elizabeth McMath Warnock

Other names: 
She was known as Daisy
Dates: 
1 Feb 1887 - 5 May 1918

Elizabeth McMath Warnock was the daughter of William and Mary Warnock. She was educated at Whitehill School, Glasgow.

She started teacher training at Jordanhill College in 1907 and, once qualified, taught at Tureen School.

She volunteered for Red Cross work and was sent to Malta in August 1915 and then to France in October 1916.She died there on 5 May 1918, of pneumonia.

Her younger brother George died in France in March 1918. They are both buried in Saint-Sever Cemetery, France.

Sir Arthur Stanley, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Red Cross wrote to her parents "Your daughter passed away while nobly and heroically serving the country and her magnificent work will remain an inspiration to the personnel of the British Red Cross, of which she was such a distinguished member."

Sources
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1919
Daily Record 19 October 1915
"Teachers Enlist" - a list of Glasgow teachers serving in the war.