Miss Ella Woods Lawrence

Ella Lawrence, 50, was a British national from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  According to the New York Times, Ella was traveling aboard Lusitania with Mrs. Burke of New York (whose name does not appear on the passenger list).  Both women had volunteered for service under the Serbian Red Cross.  Ella was lost in the Lusitania sinking. Per the list of interments at Queenstown (now Cobh), Ella Lawrence was body #145, age 50 years, grave #493. Contributor: Judith Tavares

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