Thursday, 12 December 2013

Poem dedicated to Betty Stevenson, Inspirational Woman of WW1


To them that knew her there is living flame
In these the simple letters of her name.
To them that knew her not, be it but said
So strong a spirit is not of the dead.

G. Meredith

From:  "Betty Stevenson, YMCA Croix de Guerre avec Palme Sept. 3rd 1896 - May 30th 1918"
Edited by G.G.R.S. and A.G.S. published by Longmans Green and Company, New York, 1920