Rose Springfield was born in 1874 in Old Charlton, Kent. The Springfields lived at Alburgh House, Alburgh during WWI. Her Father Thomas Osborn Springfield was Chairman of Alburgh Parish Council 1914-1918. Rose arranged for a memorial tablet to her Father in Alburgh church. He knew Alfred Munnings and had his portrait painted by him. Rose worked at both the Harleston Hospitals carrying out nursing duties and also worked at The Red Cross Auxillary Hospital in Hedenham during 1916-17. She died on 6 January 1964 in Kilkenny, Ireland, aged 89.