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Vera Brittain

Vera BrittainAKA Vera Mary Brittain

Born: 29-Dec-1893
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Died: 29-Mar-1970
Location of death: Wimbledon, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. James the Great Churchyard, Old Milverton, Warwickshire, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Testament of Youth

Brother: Edward Brittain (killed in action)
Boyfriend: Roland Leighton (her fiancée, d. 23-Dec-1915 killed in action)
Husband: Sir George Catlin (m. 1925)
Daughter: Shirley Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby (politician)

    University: Somerville College, Oxford University

Author of books:
The Dark Tide (1923, novel)
Testament of Youth (1933, memoir)
Testament of Friendship (1940, memoir)
Account Rendered (1945, novel)
Testament of Experience (1957, memoir)
Lady into Woman: A History of Women from Victoria to Elizabeth II (1953)
Letters From a Lost Generation (1998)

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