Vera Brittain

Died aged 76

Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, writer, feminist, socialist and pacifist. Her best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth recounted her experiences during the First World War and the beginning of her journey towards pacifism.

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Commemorated on 6 plaques

Vera Brittain 1893-1970 Winifred Holtby 1898-1935 writers and reformers lived here

58 Doughty Street, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Vera Brittain author 1893-1970 lived here 1923-1927

117 Wymering Mansions, Wymering Road, London, United Kingdom where they was and lived (1923-1927)

Maer Bay Court. Built c1840 as a home for General Gordon and known originally as Miramar. The General was killed at Khartoum before he was able to occupy the property but it was lived in by his sister. During the period when it was a hotel, Vera Brittain, the authoress, was a frequent visitor.

Maer Bay, Court Douglas Avenue, Exmouth, United Kingdom where they visited

Vera Brittain author of "Testament of Youth" lived here 1907-1914

151 Park Road, Buxton, United Kingdom where they lived

To commemorate Vera Brittain Author and Pioneer who lived in Buxton 1910 - 1919

The Pavilion - Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, United Kingdom where they lived in Buxton (1910-1919)

Vera Brittain (1893-1970) Writer and Reformer was born here 29th December 1893 'Blessed are the Peacemakers'

9 Sidmouth Avenue, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom where they was born (1893)