The forces sweetheart during WW11 whose songs helped many during the war with classics such as we will meet again has sadly died aged 103.
She only recently celebrated her 103rd.
She was also known as Queen Elizabeth favourite singer.
In 2009, at the age of 92, she became the oldest living artist to top the Uk Album Chart with the compilation album We meet again best of Vera Lynn.
For her services during the WW11, she was also awarded the Burma star and the British war medal.
A statement released by her family on her death reads: “The family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers at the age of 103.
She will deeply missed by all and will always be known as the war sweetheart during WW11. She passed away on the morning of the 18th June 2020.
RIP Dame Vera Lynn
Article by Chloe Tempestoso