Evelyn Beatrice Saint Croix Rose

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Evelyn Beatrice Fleming (St. Croix Rose)

Also Known As: "Evelyn St. Croix Fleming"
Birthdate: (79)
Death: July 24, 1964 (79) (Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Alfred St. Croix Rose and Beatrice St. Croix Rose
Wife of Valentine Fleming
Mother of Amaryllis Marie-Louise Fleming; Peter Fleming; Ian Fleming and Michael Valentine Paul Fleming
Sister of Major Harcourt George Sainte Croix Rose; Kathleen Mary Sainte Croix Rose and Ivor Sainte Croix Rose

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About Evelyn Beatrice Saint Croix Rose

Eve Fleming (born Evelyn Beatrice St. Croix Rose) was married to Valentine Fleming and within that marriage was the mother of four sons: Peter Fleming, Ian Fleming – the novelist who wrote the James Bond books, Richard Fleming and Michael Fleming. She was the daughter of a Berkshire solicitor, and was known for her flamboyant beauty.

After her husband's death in action in May 1917, Fleming inherited his large estate in trust, making her very wealthy. However, the conditions of the trust cut her out should she ever re-marry. She became the mistress of painter Augustus John with whom she had a daughter, the cellist Amaryllis Fleming.

Here lies Evelyn Beatrice Ste Croix Fleming wife of Major Valentine Fleming who was killed in action 20 May 1917 A beloved mother

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Evelyn Beatrice Saint Croix Rose's Timeline

January 10, 1885
Age 21
May 28, 1908
Age 23
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
December 10, 1925
Age 40
July 24, 1964
Age 79
July 27, 1964
Age 79
Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom