84. TWO SISTERS’ SECRET WAR

Baillie Gifford Tent, Sat 30th June 11:30 - 12:30 (60 mins)



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Sisters Pat Davies and Jean Argles will reveal, in conversation with Simon Robinson, the secret work they carried out during WWII. As a Special Duties (Linguist) ‘Y’ in the WRNS, Pat intercepted Enigma code and plain language from German warships & naval bases, including E-boats for Bletchley Park and the Royal Navy. 
Jean, meanwhile, served as Code & Cipher officer with the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry working for Special Operations Executive (S.O.E) supporting the resistance and underground operations in Northern Europe and then the Mediterranean.