We remember Bertha Gavin 'betty' Stevenson

We remember Bertha Gavin 'betty' Stevenson

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth York United Kingdom Source:5521058 Source:5521051 3rd September 1896
1901
dates Age 4 Source:5521051 1901
1901
location The Green, Acomb, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:5521051 1901
1911
dates Age 14 Source:5521055 1911
1911
employment At school Source:5521055 1911
1911
location Nutfield, Stratford Road, Watford, Hertfordshire United Kingdom away from home address Source:5521055 1911
1916
service Other Empire Force Motor Driver and Canteen Worker Young Mens Christian Association Source:9092750 February 1916 - 30th May 1918
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4966632 February 1916
1918
dates Age 21 Source:5520897 30th May 1918
1918
service Other Empire Force Motor Driver Young Mens Christian Association Source:9092750 30th May 1918
1918
death Civilian war death Killed instantaneously by shrapnel from an enemy bomb. Betty was in a party of women being moved to a safer area. They were caught out on the road in an air attack. She was killed & 2 others injured. Etaples France Source:5520897 Source:8693996 30th May 1918
awards Croix de Guerre avec Palme Other War Service Award Source:5520897
burial Etaples Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:9259459

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bertha Gavin 'betty'
Initials BG'
Last Name Stevenson
Source 4966632
First Names Betty
Initials B
Last Name Stevenson
Source 4966632
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Nutfield, Stratford Road, Watford, Hertfordshire United Kingdom away from home address known 1911
The Green, Acomb, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Young Mens Christian Association Motor Driver
Other Empire Force Young Mens Christian Association Motor Driver and Canteen Worker
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Guerre avec Palme Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Grace Stevenson mother
Arthur Gavin Stevenson father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Melanie24
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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Betty Stevenson, Y.M.C.A - The 'Happy Warrior' Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Charlotte33
Betty Stevenson, Y. M. C. A., croix de guerre avec palme; Sept. 3, 1896-May 30, 1918; Melanie24
Letter from Y.M.C.A. to I.W.M. Yvonne27542
Bertha (Betty) Gavin Stevenson, driver for YMCA Jonathan101862
Home Comforts: The YMCA and the Great War Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Betty's grave Charlotte33
Betty Stevenson in uniform Charlotte33
Headstone of Betty Stevenson Glen107
© IWM (Art.IWM ART 2884) The Cemetery, Etaples, 19 Melanie24
"Women of the Empire" Memorial in York Minster Yvonne27542
Detail from "Women of the Empire" Memorial Yvonne27542
Headstone Jeremy102799
Memorial in Christ Church, Harrogate Yvonne27542

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