Wadmore, Gwendolen


Wadmore, Gwendolen
Gwendolen Violet Erica Wadmore
G V E Wadmore


Five items. An oral history interview with Gwedolen Wadmore (b.1922) documents, decorations and a photograph. She experienced the London Blitz.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Gwendolen Wadmore and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Wadmore, GVE

Collection Items

City fire guard certificate and Defence Medal
City fire guard certificate made out for JJ Bartram on 1 December 1943. Letter and enclosed defence medal.

Army corporal
Half-length image of a soldier wearing world war one uniform tunic and peaked cap. Corporal ranks and medal ribbon (Military Medal).

First World War decorations
Gwendolen Wadmore's father's First World War medals: Military Medal and bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Ration book cover
Made out to Gladys E M Lovell for ration book 1949-50.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Gwendolen Wadmore was born in London in 1922, and lived there throughout the Second World War. Her early memories are marching with the Girl Guides. She left school at 14 and began work in a tailor’s shop; at the start of the war she was employed…
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