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.

 

Pictures

Berthe Leroy in 1966
(1966) 
Berthe Leroy in 1956
(1956) 
Berthe  Leroy with members of her family
(1905) 
Mahala Douglas with Berthe Leroy
Gaston Boulard (Husband of Berthe Leroy)
(1908) 
Berthe Leroy as a young woman
Postcard (front) posted by Berthe Leroy from Queenstown
(1912) 
Postcard (back) posted by Berthe Leroy from Queenstown
(1912) 
Berthe Leroy photographed with her husband Gaston Boulard
Berthe Leroy around the time of her emigration to the United States
Berthe Leroy with her husband Gaston Boulard with crutches
(1939) 
Gaston Boulard (husband of Berthe Leroy) (1)
Berthe Leroy with husband Gaston Boulard and motor car
Berthe Leroy at home with her husband Gaston Boulard
(1939) 
Berthe Leroy with her husband Gaston Boulard
Berthe Leroy in later life
Berthe Leroy photograph
Berthe Leroy with an unidentified friend
Berthe Leroy wearing Carpathia brooch
Berthe Leroy's certificate of naturalization in the United States
(1942) 
Berthe Leroy with her friend Mrs Wiecoff
(1966) 
Postcard (front) posted by Berthe Leroy from the Aquitania
(1923) 
Letter posted by Berthe Leroy from the Lusitania
Postcard (back) posted by Berthe Leroy from the Aquitania
(1923) 
Berthe Leroy's mother Marie-Adeline Calonne
 

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2004) 
La Voix du Nord (1972) 
Nord-Matin (1966) 
La Voix du Nord (1965) 
Santa Barbara News-Press (1956) 
Unidentified Newspaper (1945) 
Le Grand Echo du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais (1912) 
Le Petit Journal (1912) 
 

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.

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Berthe Leroy Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #184, updated 25th August 2017 06:42:02 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/berthe-leroy.html

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