Birth February 1914 in Santa Monica, CA
Death May 7, 1915 (age 1) in Cobh, Cork , Ireland
Cause: Lusitania sinking

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Elizabeth "Betty" Bretherton 1914 - 1915 was a member of the Bretherton family. Elizabeth was born on February 1914 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA. Elizabeth died on May 7, 1915 in Cobh, Cork County, Cork Ireland at 1 years old.

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Ethnicity White/ Caucasian
Nationality American
Last Known Residence Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA
Born
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA
Death
Cobh, Cork County, Cork Ireland
Burial / Funeral
Cobh, Cork County, Cork Ireland
Cause of death Lusitania sinking

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Elizabeth " Betty " Bretherton was born on February 1914 in Santa Monica, California. Her brother Paul was born in 1912. Elizabeth, her mother Norah and her 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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