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Friday, January 19, 2018

Elizabeth Mary Bird {nee Vavasour} 1917-2018

_. Elizabeth Bird, who died 18 January, 2018, aged 100, was a scion of the Vavasour baronets.

Elizabeth Mary Vavasour was born 13 Aug, 1917, the elder daughter of Sir Leonard Pius Vavasour, 4th Baronet (1881-1961), by his wife the former Ellice Margaret Nelson (d 1965); married firstly, 6 Apr, 1940, Lt Michael John Priaulx Walters, RN, younger son of Lt-Col Hubert Walters, of Guernsey. Her first husband was killed in action in April, 1941. She married secondly, 19 Sept, 1942, Brigadier Garth Raymond Godfrey Bird, son of Herbert William Bird, and had issue by both marriages.

The funeral takes place at St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Mayfield, Friday 2 February, 2018.

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