Vera Lynn

(b. 1917) English singer

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(b London, 1917).

Eng. singer. Début 1924. Sang with Joe Loss Band 1935–7, Ambrose 1937–40. Known during Second World War as ‘Forces' Sweetheart’ as result of her many broadcasts and visits to the Services abroad, incl. Burma from 1944. Best‐known songs incl. We'll meet again, Yours, and The White Cliffs of Dover. OBE 1968. DBE 1975.

Subjects: Music.

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