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etaples cemetery

nurse

she was decorated of the croix de guerre with palmes

her date of death on the cwgc 1918 seems to be wrong somebody told me she died on a zepplin bombing in 1917 at etaples

have you more information and do you know how to contact the YMCA british branch???

if somebody have a photo that will be great!!

thanks for your help

philippe

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Philippe

Not much help I'm afraid, but there is somefamily tree information at http://ivan.wys.com.au/gedpage/nti00242.htm which supports the CWGC date of death of 30/051918.

The British YMCA can be contacted via http://www.ymca.org.uk/

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Philippe

Not much help I'm afraid, but there is somefamily tree information at http://ivan.wys.com.au/gedpage/nti00242.htm which supports the CWGC date of death of 30/051918.

The British YMCA can be contacted via http://www.ymca.org.uk/

Philippe

When I contacted the YMCA in London some years ago they referred me to what I took to be an honorary archivist who, I inferred, was not in the best of health. Last year I spent a useful day at Birmingham University Library which holds many WWI YMCA archives - photo albums, minutes etc. See www.special-coll.bham.ac.uk and search for YMCA.

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etaples cemetery

nurse

she was decorated of the croix de guerre with palmes

her date of death on the cwgc 1918 seems to be wrong somebody told me she died on a zepplin bombing in 1917 at etaples

have you more information and do you know how to contact the YMCA british branch???

if somebody have a photo that will be great!!

thanks for your help

philippe

She was in a small convoy (two cars) when it was attacked by an enemy aeroplane that dropped two bombs. Despite wearing a helmet she died from shrapnel injury to her left temple whilst sheltering behind a hedge. Her parents published a book about her which included her letters home and memories of her (Betty Stevenson, Y.M.C.A.- Longman, Green & Co, 1920). Her CWGC date of death is correct. Her photograph can be found here:-

http://www.silentcities.co.uk/cemeterye/Et...s-de-Calais.htm

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