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Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1922 - 2014

Admin / Family structure

Wife of Baron Soames of Fletching and youngest daughter of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

"My daughter Mary: She's in the Army now", 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/176
Scope and Contents Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames] wearing ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Service] uniform and beret.
Dates: 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"My daughter Mary: She's in the Army now", 1944-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/177
Scope and Contents Photo shows WSC sitting in a chair, wearing a metal helmet and holding a pair of large binoculars. CSC, wearing a metal helmet, stands behind him with her fingers in her ears. Mary Churchill leans over WSC, also wearing a metal helmet, pointing to the sky. Anti-aircraft guns and ATS personnel are seen in the distance.
Dates: 1944-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"My daughter Mary: She's in the Army now", 1941-09 - 1941-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/179
Scope and Contents Photo shows Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames] with 3 other ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Services] recruits seated on the grass polishing lace up shoes.
Dates: 1941-09 - 1941-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"My daughter Mary: She's in the Army now", 1944-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/180
Scope and Contents Photo shows WSC and Mary Churchill, both wearing metal helmets and binoculars round their necks, looking up at the sky. WSC has a cigar in his mouth and Mary is wearing an ATS uniform and shielding her eyes from the sun.
Dates: 1944-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.

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