Queen’s Birthday Honours 1979 Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Second World War, Jubilee 1977 and Voluntary Medical Service long service group awarded to Miss Vera Christine Godfrey, Vice-President of the Luton branch, British Red Cross Society, who saw service presumably as a nurse with the Red Cross during the Second World War, and was awarded the Jubilee Medal 1977 as the Area Vice-President for the British Red Cross Society at Luton in Bedfordshire, being then appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in June 1979.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 1979 Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Second World War, Jubilee 1977 and Voluntary Medical Service long service group awarded to Miss Vera Christine Godfrey, Vice-President of the Luton branch, British Red Cross Society, who saw service presumably as a nurse with the Red Cross during the Second World War, and was awarded the Jubilee Medal 1977 as the Area Vice-President for the British Red Cross Society at Luton in Bedfordshire, being then appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in June 1979. Her Voluntary Medical Service Medal with six additional award bars is indicative of 45 years service.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer, O.B.E., Civil Division, mounted on ladies issue bow ribbon; Defence Medal 1939-1945; Jubilee Medal 1977; Voluntary Medical Service Medal, silver issue, with six additional award bars; (MISS VERA CHRISTINE GODFREY), last three mounted swing style as worn, first mounted for wear individually.

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Miss Vera Christine Godfrey, was appointed an Officer of Civil Division of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the London Gazette for 26th June 1979, this being for her services with the British Red Cross Society as Vice-President of the Luton branch. She had previously seen service during the Second World War, presumably as a nurse with the Red Cross, and was serving as the Area Vice-President for the British Red Cross Society at Luton in Bedfordshire when she was awarded the Jubilee Medal 1977, being confirmed on the medal roll. Her Voluntary Medical Service Medal with six additional award bars is indicative of 45 years service.