Vera Brittain and her four close friends

Vera Brittain and her four close friends

This Community connects Vera Brittain with her fiance Roland Leighton, her brother Edward and their close friends Victor Richardson and Geoffrey Thurlow. All five individuals contributed to the war effort but only Vera survived the war.

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Created by: Charlotte33

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  • Profile picture for Geoffrey Robert Youngman Thurlow

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army Second Lieutenant Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment

    British Army Lieutenant Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Edward Harold Brittain

    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army Lieutenant and Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment

    British Army Captain Sherwood Foresters Notts and Derby Regiment

    British Army Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 11 Battalion, Sherwood Foresters

  • Profile picture for Roland Aubrey Leighton

    Born 1895

    Died 1915

    British Army Second Lieutenant Norfolk Regiment 4 Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Norfolk Regiment 4 Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment 7 Battalion

  • Profile picture for Victor Richardson

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Battalion

    British Army Temp. Lieutenant Provisional Battalion 70th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Vera Mary Brittain

    Born 1893

    Died 1970

    Other Empire Force V.A.D. Voluntary Aid Detachment