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Yvonne Fitzroy

(1891-1971), Socialite, theatre actress and volunteer nurse

Sitter in 2 portraits

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Violet Morene; Yvonne Fitzroy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101666

Violet Morene; Yvonne Fitzroy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 August 1910
NPG x101666

Violet Morene; Yvonne Fitzroy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x103111

Violet Morene; Yvonne Fitzroy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 August 1910
NPG x103111

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Robin Hazard Ray

14 April 2021, 16:42

Yvonne Fitzroy was a close friend of Sir Victor Sassoon (1881-1961), who bought the house for her at Aldershot. Fitzroy lived there first with Evelyn Wellington (d. 1939) and then with Jennifer Davidson, according to Sir Victor's diaries.
Fitzroy wrote several books: With the Scottish Nurses in Roumania (1918); Courts & Camps in India (1925); A Canadian Panorama (1929).

Anjel Candy

31 August 2017, 01:49

Yvonne Fitzroy (1891-1971) was born in St Peter, London as Yvonne Alice Gertrude Fitzroy to parents Sir Almeric William Fitzroy (1851-1935) and Katherine Farquhar (1865-1933). She served as a nursing orderly on the battlefields of Russia and Romania 1916-1917 and afterwards was a Private Secretary to the Marchioness of Reading. She died at West Green House, Aldershot, Hampshire 1971 aged 80.

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