Bertha Maria De Schoolmeester

First NameBertha
Middle NameMaria
Last NameDe Schoolmeester (Schoolmeister) née Burke
Date of birth1 June 1888
GenderFemale
Family MembersCharles Joseph deSchoolmeester (spouse)
LanguagesFlemish
Arrival in the UK28 September 1914
NotesDOA is that provided by De Schoolmeester family, official documents state 16/10/1914/ Bertha arrived with her husband and five children at Folkestone , crossing in a trawler owned by her father. The family settled in St Clears in 1920. Bertha is buried in Carmarthen Cemetery. Descendants still live in the area. Sources: Deschoolmeester family tree/Detailed report on their arrival in Llanegwad (Carmarthen Journal 20th Nov 1914 - Welsh Newspapers Online)/Central Register of Belgian War Refugees
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