Effie was born in 1891 to parents Edward D, a Limestone Quarry Owner (b. 1861) and Isabella (1865). The family lived at Whitehaven in Oswestry. Effie had five other siblings: Mary (b. 1888) Muriel (b. 1890), Isabel K. (b. 1894), Donald (b. 1897) and May (b. 1899).
Effie was a member of the Shropshire 40 VAD and worked at Pentre Pant Hall from January 1917 to December 1918. She worked five hours a day, five days a week.
Effie’s sister, Isabel, also worked the same hours and days as her at Pentre Pant Hall and was part of the Shropshire 40 VAD.
Effie married Philip Morgan in 1918. She later died in 1973.