Margaret was born in 1893 and lived at 2 Rose Cottages, Daywell in Gobowen. She lived with her mother Hannah (b. 1851) and her father Thomas Jones (b. 1864). Thomas Jones worked as a gardener, whilst Margaret worked as a dressmaker at her family home.
Margaret joined the Shropshire 38 VAD and worked full time from 7/5/17 to 21/12/17 as a storekeeper at Park Hall Military Hospital. She earned 28s 4d per week.