Dorothy Lawrence

Dorothy Lawrence

Birth
Hendon, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Death Sep 1964 (aged 67)
Barnet, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Burial New Southgate, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 160918066 · View Source
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Dorothy Lawrence (4 October 1896 – October 1964) was an English reporter, who secretly posed as a man to become a soldier during World War I.
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Born: 4 October 1896
Hendon, Middlesex
Died: October 1964 (aged 67–68)
Friern Hospital, Barnet
Resting place: New Southgate Cemetery, Barnet
Occupation: Journalist
Years active: 1914–1925
Employer: Freelance
Known for: Only known English woman soldier on the frontline during World War I
Notable work: Sapper Dorothy Lawrence: The Only English Woman Soldier
Religion: Church of England
Parent(s):
Thomas Hartshorn Lawrence,
Mary Jane Beddall
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Info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Lawrence
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2537793/She-fought-Somme-disguised-Tommy-did-Dorothy-die-unloved-unlauded-lunatic-asylum-Incredible-story-British-woman-fight-trenches.html


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  • Created by: Marguerite
  • Added: 11 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 160918066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Lawrence (Oct 1896–Sep 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 160918066, citing New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium, New Southgate, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Marguerite (contributor 48561995) .