The Sun Also Rises

What was the name of the man Brett married? Did she love him?

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Jake says he met Brett while he was in a hospital during the war; she was a V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid Detachment; essentially, she was a volunteer nurse) and had married the man whose name she took, Ashley, after her "own true love" died of dysentery. Jake says she has twice married without love.