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The Hon. Mrs Lyndhurst Bruce, formerly known as Camille Clifford, the Gibson Girl, on her return to the United States in 1916 and remarriage, 1917

March 24, 2014

The Hon. Mrs Lyndhurst Bruce, formerly Camille Clifford (1885-1971), Belgian-born, Scandinavian/American-raised, English theatrical celebrity and ‘Gibson Girl,’ on her return to the United States in 1916 and remarriage, 1917.
(photo: Bassano, London, circa 1914, print by Bains News Service, 32 Union Square East, New York, New York, 1916/17)

‘CAMILLE CLIFFORD (Hon. Mrs Lyndhurst Bruce), whose husband was killed in the war, returned to American Jan. 9 [1916] on the Adriatic.’
(The New York Clipper, New York, New York, Saturday, 15 January 1916, p. 15a)

‘LONDON AT A GLANCE. EX-STAGE BEAUTY TO WED AGAIN.
‘LONDON, Eng., July 25 [1917]. – Mrs. Henry L. Bruce, formerly the famous stage beauty Camille Clifford, will be married on August 9 to Capt. John M.J. Evans, of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. On October 11, 1906, Camille Clifford, sometimes called ”The Gibson Girl,” was married to Capt. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce, eldest son and heir to Lord Aberdeen [Aberdare], who was killed in battle December 14, 1914.’
(The New York Clipper, New York, New York, Saturday, 1 August 1917, p. 14d)

‘LONDON AT A GLANCE. CAMILLE CLIFFORD RE-MARRIES.
‘LONDON, Eng., Aug. 9 [1917]. – Mrs. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce, formerly known to the stage as Camille Clifford, was married today to Captain John M.J. Evans, of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Her first husband was killed in action while serving as a captain of the Royal Scouts.’
(The New York Clipper, New York, New York, Saturday, 15 August 1917, p. 12d)

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