1942 Wedding at St Thomas Church Bradwell-on-Sea

 

'SHE was young and beautiful, an aspiring actress and dancer, with many London friends connected with the film world. Her husband was a dashing fighter pilot, who had been decorated for his courageous exploits in combat'.

Daphne Stokes, 19, already a war widow, and Flying Officer Peter Stokes, 21, were married on December 5, 1942 in the parish church at Bradwell-on-Sea.

 

Click here to see the full story in the ‘Shropshire Star’ article by Toby Neal.