RIP Vera Lynn – The Forces Sweetheart 20 March 1917 – 18 June 2020
As well as earning the title of the Forces Sweetheart during WW2, Vera Lynn devoted much time and energy to charity work connected with ex-servicemen, disabled children and breast cancer. She was held in great affection by Second World War veterans and in 2000 was named the Briton who best exemplified the spirit of the 20th century. Vera Lynn passed away today at the. age of 103. Vera’s music will live forever as will her memory.