Bertie Constantine Ruffel Grimwood

3 December 1883–7 November 1917 (Age 33)
Richmond, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bertie Constantine Ruffel

When Bertie Constantine Ruffel Grimwood was born on 3 December 1883, in Richmond, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert Ruffel Grimwood, was 28 and his mother, Amelia Isabel Thompson, was 25. He lived in Moseley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 7 November 1917, at the age of 33, and was buried in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Herbert Ruffel Grimwood
Amelia Isabel Thompson
Bertie Constantine Ruffel Grimwood
Isabel Ruffel Grimwood

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 3

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 11

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

Name Meaning

English: from the Germanic personal name Grimward, composed of grīm ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ + ward ‘guard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • C R in household of BRENARD, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Bertie Constantine Ruffel Grimwood, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"
  • Bertie Constantine Grimwood, "Find A Grave Index"

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