Festive News 2017 2017 - Page 15

WARTIME BRAVERY FINALLY RECOGNISED Amy Hicks was just a teenager when she signed up to do her bit for the war effort in 1941. Little did she know when she started work at the Munition s Factory at Rotherwas that she would be putting her life on the line. She was 18, living with her parents in Broxwood near Kington picking fruit on local farms. World War 2 was raging across Europe and 2,000 women in Hereford were making bombs to attack the enemy. They were nick-named ‘The Canary Girls’ because the dust from the explos fW0GW&VBFV"6Vrגv2WBFv&@FRVBbFR#RVFW"&"&GV7FƖP7V7FrWfW'&"&Vf&RBVgBFRf7F'গG2W"֗76גvv&RRV'FV2rV66Rv2F7W'ffRV&VBvVFRf7F'v2GF6VBC"'vW&&&W'2Ɩp6WfW&bW"fVrv&W'26Rv2vFrf FR'W2F'&rW"Fv&FW 666vV&rW6FP&GV7FƖR6W6VB&RFVF26Rv2FPgFW&6gB( vV7F'FVBג6gBFRv0vW&R7F6fW&VB&N( 6R6BFFr( Đv26V6FBג6FF( BGW&FVp&V6W6Rv2B7GVǒFƖrFRDB( Х6R&V62FWvW&RvfV֖ƲFG&FVfW&6RFRVvrbFR6B6RvVVvW&RvVBB&F&Vf&R7F'Fpv&FWvW&R6V&6VBFR7W&RFWvW&PB6''rFrFB6VBG&vvW"W66Bג( vRvW&RB *32vVVFVv@v2&6&VvBגVWr"b6W0WBbגf'7BvvR6WB( 6R6&Vv@W'6Vb6VFW"66Rf"ffR6Ɩw2F6''W"6Gv6W2Fv&B7F2BBW R7FVFwR6RBW"W6&BFBvFVBBfW"62'&vVBWvFVB6"66FVBvVBrBFVvFW Vv2&VVWB'W7fW''rVF7BbWfVG2&VV&W&rFR&RW&Vf&B( 0BG2vV( 2VBvrFRv"खFR7VW"גFvWFW"vF3"FW FW2vFRFR&'2f"FR'&F6f&6W0FFVfVBFRv2&W6VFVBvF7V6ǐFR( g&BƖRGWG( VFrfW&GVP&V6vFbFRfW"bFR6'v&2v&6VBFV"vƗfW2WfW'FRFWvVBFv&6R26&VVfVBf"$$2E`dU5DdRUu2( "DT4T$U"#r( "tRPU$Td$E4$RTE2D@v672f֖ǒ'WF6W *33VBW Bb&VV`66V"b&6֖6RB6W6vRF6VB&VV`Bv7FV0B&7FV0R'W&vW'0)xeTT4 *3㓐גvFW"VF&w&R( vVBv.( F&R6vGW&p&VV'&6RvVVfV&W"Bv2wVW7@bFRFRFRfW2Ebv"6'&W7FV@vV6R7R&WBW"Wr&( fvFrFRRg&N( BFR6W'G&B&V6VFǒ&FW'v2FRWG6'G2bW&Vf&Bv0fR6VG'W7FFRf"6VGW&W2VFFP7F'BbFRf'7Bv&Bv"vVB&V6Rf7B6WVrBvVr&'2BFBFR6RF6v&@v""FF&FW'v22FW&খGW7G&W7FFR7&VFr2'2rFW&R&RW7BFRV&W2bFR&R@VBrFRvV2FBVV@'&FvGvv&Bv'2gWGW&PvVW&F2W7BrFR67&f6W2F@vW&RFRf"g&VVFFN( 2vB0'FBFFVFR7F&W2bגBW fVrVF2v&W'2vVVB6fP'&Fg&G&*3C6&7F2W $DU%0r$TpDTW"6VFW"ffW'2R`FRvFW7B&vRbVG2आW&Vf&@"VrGW&W'&V7@rv@"w2&WG0r&VVb@r&@7F6b6W6vRV@)x'&RGW&W2 *3㓒r&W6VFF&W0)xG&FFvFR *3r㓐)x&VW72GW&W'&V7G0vR" *3V6&pR7W&VB&67V6ƗG&FVB&B66Vf&Pbr *3rS&vvVBB&VVBFW"&WV&VVG0vVW6RGV62&'2b&VVbB6&6f&PVrFW3WGVW6Fg&FWХ6BWУC3"#c3#c@BR&VV6'W6W72&W&Vf&B#BW&Vf&G6&RVG2R6#b7B'F( 27BW&Vf&B#"u$RC3"#s3#3&rf"VƗGVG2B6&7F0"Rb"rR"B"4DDp4U2b4U%d4PVB4"F&'W6W72&W&Vf&B#"d@FRB2"2rbfC3"#sCs vR"2BRrrr'2222RRRR&R2'2222R"222BRB7RR"bRR"rRbb2RBRBR 2BBrr22R2BR"22B"R2RBBbRBR"RbR"R""2"2B0BRrR 4UEBb44%DU$TB4U%DdTB44TDE0b$Tt5DU$TBTDD%0pVBw&G7FB'W6W726VG&Rf&F&@W&Vf&B#B2FVâC3"3C#CCVV&W4&''&VVB6Vwwr&''&VVB6Vr66VF7bVFFrr'W6W72p6WFW"G&rrFFbW7FFRprdBb&6W'f6W06VFW6R6w6'7G&VWBW&Vf&B#$EFVâC3"3C###"fC3"3CVâVV&W46WGG666Vwwr6WGF66V