Biography and Notes
3rd daughter of Capt. Robert Henry Ramsay Mackay, OBE, RN, of Petham, Nr. Canterbury, Kent by Beatrice Caroline Arbuthnot, younger daughter of Rear Admiral Charles Ramsay Arbuthnot. Baptised at Westbourne, Hampshire. Educated at Princess Helena College.
'Mother's Help' to the mother of the compiler of the 1980 edition of the pedigree (Rachel Gibbs). Joined ATS at time of Munich crisis, 1938, being one of the first thousand women to do so. Subsequently became an officer. Discharged from the ATS 1944 prior to the birth of her daughter Isabel.