Miss Berthe Leroy

Berthe Leroy

Miss Berthe Leroy was born in Compiegne, France on 10th August 1884.. Her mother Julie Leroy lived at Hersin-Coupigny, France.

She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as maid to Mrs Walter Donald Douglas. She travelled on Mrs Douglas' ticket (No. PC 17761).

Mrs Douglas and Miss Leroy were rescued in Lifeboat 2.

Berthe Leroy died on 7th July 1972.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Hermann Söldner (ed.) (2000) RMS Titanic: Passenger and Crew List 10 April 1912-15 April 1912. ä wie Ärger Verlag.

Credits
George Behe, USA
Olivier Mendez, France
Hermann Söldner, Germany

Pictures

Berthe Leroy in 1966

(1966) 

BERTHE LEROY IN 1966

 
Berthe Leroy in 1956

(1956) 

BERTHE LEROY IN 1956

 
Berthe  Leroy with members of her family

(1905) 

BERTHE LEROY WITH MEMBERS OF HER FAMILY

 
Mahala Douglas with Berthe Leroy

MAHALA DOUGLAS WITH BERTHE LEROY

 
Gaston Boulard (Husband of Berthe Leroy)

(1908) 

GASTON BOULARD (HUSBAND OF BERTHE LEROY)

 
Berthe Leroy as a young woman

BERTHE LEROY AS A YOUNG WOMAN

 
Postcard (front) posted by Berthe Leroy from Queenstown

(1912) 

POSTCARD (FRONT) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM QUEENSTOWN

 
Postcard (back) posted by Berthe Leroy from Queenstown

(1912) 

POSTCARD (BACK) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM QUEENSTOWN

 
Berthe Leroy with her husband Gaston Boulard

BERTHE LEROY WITH HER HUSBAND GASTON BOULARD

 
Berthe Leroy around the time of her emigration to the United States

BERTHE LEROY AROUND THE TIME OF HER EMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES

 

Articles and Stories

A Survivor from Sains-Bouvigny

Le Grand Echo du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais  (1912) 

A SURVIVOR FROM SAINS-BOUVIGNY

 
An Anguished Sister

Le Petit Journal  (1912) 

AN ANGUISHED SISTER

 
She nearly drowned in the sinking of the TITANIC...

La Voix du Nord  (1965) 

SHE NEARLY DROWNED IN THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC...

 
Berthe Leroy: Titanic Survivor

Titanica!  (2004) 

BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR

 
Mrs. Berthe Bourlard, World Traveler, Plans Another European Trip

Santa Barbara News-Press  (1956) 

MRS. BERTHE BOURLARD, WORLD TRAVELER, PLANS ANOTHER EUROPEAN TRIP

 
SINKING OF THE TITANIC:

Nord-Matin  (1966) 

SINKING OF THE TITANIC:

 
Mrs Douglas Dies at 81

Unidentified Newspaper  (1945) 

MRS DOUGLAS DIES AT 81

 
Mme Bourlard, last French survivor of the Titanic, passed away at 88 in our city

La Voix du Nord  (1972) 

MME BOURLARD, LAST FRENCH SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC, PASSED AWAY AT 88 IN OUR CITY

 
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