Their husbands' decorations

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Their husbands' decorations

Description

Article and photographs concerning three widows receiving medals earned by husbands. Includes Vera Gill, DFC of her husband Flying Officer Gill, Mrs Richard Bunker, DSO and bar of her husband Wing Commander Bunker and Section Officer Liddell WAAF VC conferred on her late husband Captain Ian Liddell.

Date

1946-02-13

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Format

One newspaper cutting

Publisher

Daily Sketch

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SGillK1438901v30082

Transcription

DAILY SKETCH, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1946

Their Husbands' Decorations

[photograph]
Mrs. Richard Bunker, of Redcar, Yorks, with her son. She received the D.S.O. and Bar of her husband, Wing-Commander Bunker.

[photograph]
SECTION OFFICER LIDDELL, W.A.A.F., with her mother-in-law, after receiving from the King, at an investiture yesterday at Buckingham Palace, the Victoria Cross conferred on her husband, the late Captain Ian Liddell, of the Coldstream Guards.

[photograph]
Mrs. Vera Gill, of Leeds, and her son Derek, after receiving the D.F.C. of her husband, Flying Officer Gill.

THEIR HALF-WAY HOME
[photograph]
Daisy and Doris, recovering from bronchitis, cannot go out, so through the window Milly shows her sympathy at the Round House, Ware, Herts. This home is run by the Anglo-American Relief Fund for children who were evacuated to the countryside and now, for various reasons, cannot return home.

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“Their husbands' decorations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35865.

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