Elizabeth "Betty" Bretherton (1914 - 1915)

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Birth Elizabeth was born in February 1914 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California.
Death Elizabeth died on May 7, 1915 at Mid-Atlantic Ocean, at 1 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Drowning+Exposure in Atlantic

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Elizabeth "Betty" Bretherton (1914 - 1915) was born in February 1914 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California. She was born into the Bretherton family.

She was born to Cyril Bretherton and Norah Bretherton (Keating), and had 1 sibling: Paul Bretherton. Elizabeth died on May 7, 1915 at Mid-Atlantic Ocean, at 1 years old. Her family lists the cause of death as: drowning+Exposure in Atlantic. She was buried on May 11, 1915 in Cobh, Cork County, Cork Ireland.

Elizabeth "Betty" Bretherton 's last known residence is at Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California.

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Given name
Elizabeth
Nickname
Betty
Surnames
Bretherton family history
Ethnicity
English
Nationality
American
Last Known Residence
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California
Born

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California
Death
at Mid-Atlantic Ocean,
Burial / Funeral

Cobh, Cork County, Cork Ireland
Cause of death
Drowning+Exposure in Atlantic
Gender
Female
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Elizabeth, her mother Norah and her 3 year old brother Paul boarded the Lusitania as 2nd class passengers. Norah was traveling to England to introduce them to her for parents. Elizabeth was 15 months old when she traveled on the voyage. When the torpedo hit, she retrieved Elizabeth from B deck and put her in the lifeboats. She tried to persuade men whom she known during the voyage to rescue her 3 year old son. Thus was forced to leave her infant daughter behind. Norah recalled that she forced her baby in a man's arms. She saw the man didn't have her baby. Elizabeth body was recovered on May 11, 1915 and buried in a covenant in Cobh, County Cork Ireland.

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