We remember Vera Mary Brittain

We remember Vera Mary Brittain

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6160616 Source:7656870 29th December 1893
1896
sibling Edward Harold Brittain Source:6158887 1896
1901
dates Age 7 Source:6158887 1901
1911
dates Age 17 Source:6158889 1911
1914
education English Literature Somerville College Oxford United Kingdom Source:7649174 1914
1915
service Other Empire Force V.A.D. Voluntary Aid Detachment Source:9443728 18th September 1915 - 28th March 1919
1916
hospitalisation "a mysterious disease" Hospital/Institution Source:9569016 7th October 1916
1916
hospitalisation Mysterious disease. Hospital/Institution Source:9569016 7th October 1916
1927
children John Brittain-Catlin Source:8824140 1927
1930
children Shirley Vivian Teresa Williams nee Catlin Source:8824140 1930
marriage George E Catlin Source:8824136 1925
1970
death Unknown While walking to the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, to give a talk in November 1966 she fell, initiating the slow decline that ended in her death in a nursing home in Wimbledon. Wimbledon, London United Kingdom Source:6245669 Source:7656870 29th March 1970

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Vera Mary
Initials VM
Last Name Brittain
Source 6158884
First Names Vera
Initials V
Source 6158884
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
10 Oakwood Court, Kennington, London United Kingdom their own address known 1919-05-28
Glen Bank, Chester Road, Macclesfield United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Melrose, North Road, Buxton United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Voluntary Aid Detachment V.A.D.
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Brittain-Catlin son 1927
Shirley Vivian Teresa Williams nee Catlin daughter 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Arthur Brittain father
Edith Mary Bervon mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Harold Brittain brother 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George E Catlin husband 1925 - 1925

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Adrienne2953
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Adrienne2953
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Adrienne2953
British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers 1914-1918 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Adrienne2953
La Grande Guerra: Vera Brittain's pilgrimage Adrienne2953
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive Adrienne2953
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography article Deryck11795
Vera Brittain at Poetry Digital Archive Adrienne2953
Dail mail article on Edward & Vera Selena49658
Vera Brittain, VAD Adrienne2953
Vera Brittain Jonathan101862
Verses from a VAD Bria134912
Testament of Youth Jonathan101862
Testament of Youth: Vera Brittain's classic, 80 years on Jonathan101862
Vera Brittain Jonathan101862
Volunteers during the First World War Jonathan101862
Losing her first love haunted my mother all her life: Jonathan101862
"Sic Transit," Brittain's poem for Victor Richardson Connie110407
"Perhaps," Brittain poem written for Roland Leighton Connie110407
Souvenir album of Royal Devonshire Hospital, Buxton Jonathan101862
First London General Hospital Jonathan101862
Mudros Jonathan101862
Malta Military Hospitals 1915 - 1917 Jonathan101862
Testament of Youth (TV series) Jonathan101862
Testament of Youth Jonathan101862
Testament of Youth (film) Jonathan101862
VERA MARY BRITTAIN, 1893-1970 Jonathan101862
Vera Brittain, British Pacifist, Author and a Feminist, Is Dead Jonathan101862
The Black Book Jonathan101862
Stunning Silhouette Outlines Women's Roles in War Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Vera Brittain Deryck11795
Roland Leighton Deryck11795
Geoffrey Thurlow Deryck11795
Victor Richardson Deryck11795
Edward Brittain Deryck11795
Testament of Youth Deryck11795
Letters From A Lost Generation Deryck11795
Vera Brittain: A Life Deryck11795
Quotation from Vera after the war Deryck11795
VAD Poster Deryck11795
Hospital in France Deryck11795
Typical Tent Hospital Deryck11795
Vera Selena49658
Vera & Edward Selena49658
Copy of Vera's 1944 book Seed of Chaos Charlotte33
Medal Roll Vera Britain Peter5151
Where the Brittains lived in Newcastle under Lyme Michael2554
Vera, writer and reformer Michael2554
Testament of Youth Jonathan101862
Testament of Youth Jonathan101862

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