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Dame Vera Lynn dies at age 103
« on: June 18, 2020, 09:59 »
Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103.

The singer's family confirmed she passed away on Thursday morning surrounded by her close relatives.

"The family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of Britain's best-loved entertainers at the age of 103," a statement said.

Dame Vera was best known for performing for the troops during World War Two in countries including India and Burma.

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Re: Dame Vera Lynn dies at age 103
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 11:13 »
Very sad news.  She lived only a few miles from me in Sussex.
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Re: Dame Vera Lynn dies at age 103
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2020, 16:07 »
To be fair, she had a good innings! 
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Re: Dame Vera Lynn dies at age 103
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2020, 18:15 »
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