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Margaret E Barry (daughter of Stephen Barry) on her wedding day to Wing Commander Eric Arthur Benjamin. Eric flew Lancaster Bombers as well as Mosquitos and won the DFC and Bar in January 1944. On the 20th February 1945 he was killed during a raid on Bohlen. The Bomber Command War Diaries records that he was shot down. There is a short film of Eric on the pathe website http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=49028 called the Berlin Raiders.
When Taken:
December 1939
Supplied By:
Roseanne Kidson, granddaughter of Anne Giddings (nee Barry), and Jeannie Benjamin , daughter of Margaret and Eric.