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Current record for: May Beatrice Betts
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Name May Beatrice Betts
Born in Islington, London
Resident of 7 Stock Orchard Street, Islington, London N7
Died 26/12/1944
Age 37

Cause of Death Bomb explosion

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23572 O

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World War 2
V2 attacks
V-2 attack on Tuesday 26th December 1944 (a)

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May Beatrice Betts (1907-1944)

May was born in Islington on 20 Jan 1907. Her maiden name was Tyrell.

[Information provided with thanks to BP, March 2020]


Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • George Hubert Betts, Husband
    7, Stock Orchard Street N7
  • George Tyrell, Father
    21, Belitha Villas N1
  • Elizabeth Tyrell, Mother
    21, Belitha Villas N1
  • I Tyrell, Sister
    21, Belitha Villas N1