Miss 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.

 

Pictures

Berthe Leroy in 1965
(1965) 
BERTHE LEROY IN 1965
Postcard (front) posted by Berthe Leroy from the France
(1964) 
POSTCARD (FRONT) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE FRANCE
Postcard (back) posted by Berthe Leroy from the France
(1964) 
POSTCARD (BACK) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE FRANCE
Cemetery Receipt
(1955) 
CEMETERY RECEIPT
Berthe Leroy's certificate of naturalization in the United States
(1942) 
BERTHE LEROY'S CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Berthe Leroy at home with her husband Gaston Boulard
(1939) 
BERTHE LEROY AT HOME WITH HER HUSBAND GASTON BOULARD
United States Affidavit of Identification
(1928) 
UNITED STATES AFFIDAVIT OF IDENTIFICATION
Postcard (front) posted by Berthe Leroy from the Aquitania
(1923) 
POSTCARD (FRONT) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE AQUITANIA
Postcard (back) posted by Berthe Leroy from the Aquitania
(1923) 
POSTCARD (BACK) POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE AQUITANIA
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) 
Berthe  Leroy with members of her family
BERTHE LEROY WITH MEMBERS OF HER FAMILY
Mahala Douglas with Berthe Leroy
MAHALA DOUGLAS WITH BERTHE LEROY
Gaston Boulard (Husband of Berthe Leroy)
GASTON BOULARD (HUSBAND OF BERTHE LEROY)
Berthe Leroy as a young woman
BERTHE LEROY AS A YOUNG WOMAN
Berthe Leroy photographed with her husband Gaston Boulard
BERTHE LEROY PHOTOGRAPHED 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
Berthe Leroy with her husband Gaston Boulard with crutches
BERTHE LEROY WITH HER HUSBAND GASTON BOULARD WITH CRUTCHES
Gaston Boulard (husband of Berthe Leroy) (1)
GASTON BOULARD (HUSBAND OF BERTHE LEROY) (1)
Berthe Leroy with husband Gaston Boulard and motor car
BERTHE LEROY WITH HUSBAND GASTON BOULARD AND MOTOR CAR
Berthe Leroy with her husband Gaston Boulard
BERTHE LEROY WITH HER HUSBAND GASTON BOULARD
Berthe Leroy in later life
BERTHE LEROY IN LATER LIFE
Berthe Leroy photograph
BERTHE LEROY PHOTOGRAPH
Berthe Leroy with an unidentified friend
BERTHE LEROY WITH AN UNIDENTIFIED FRIEND
Berthe Leroy wearing Carpathia brooch
BERTHE LEROY WEARING CARPATHIA BROOCH
Berthe Leroy with her friend Mrs Wiecoff
BERTHE LEROY WITH HER FRIEND MRS WIECOFF
Letter posted by Berthe Leroy from the Lusitania
Berthe Leroy's mother Marie-Adeline Calonne
BERTHE LEROY'S MOTHER MARIE-ADELINE CALONNE
Berthe Leroy in old age.
BERTHE LEROY IN OLD AGE.
The marriage of Berthe Leroy's brother Samuel
THE MARRIAGE OF BERTHE LEROY'S BROTHER SAMUEL
Berthe Leroy in her final home at Bethune
BERTHE LEROY IN HER FINAL HOME AT BETHUNE
Berthe Leroy pictured in later life
BERTHE LEROY PICTURED IN LATER LIFE
The home Berthe Leroy built for her mother and sister in 1920
THE HOME BERTHE LEROY BUILT FOR HER MOTHER AND SISTER IN 1920
Cemetery Certificate
CEMETERY CERTIFICATE
Walter Donald Douglas
Berthe Leroy in 1966
Nord-Matin 
BERTHE LEROY IN 1966
Berthe Leroy in 1956
Berthe Leroy's grave
BERTHE LEROY'S GRAVE
 

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2004) 
La Voix du Nord (1972) 
La Voix du Nord (1965) 
Santa Barbara News-Press (1956) 
Le Grand Echo du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais (1912) 
Le Petit Journal (1912) 
Unidentified Newspaper 
Nord-Matin 
 

Credits

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

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.
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2018) Berthe Leroy Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #184, updated 11th December 2018 23:36:31 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/berthe-leroy.html

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