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Rose Davies

  • Rose Davies
    "It was such a waste of life"

    For 103-year-old Second World War veteran Rose Davies, Remembrance is a time to pause and reflect on the loss of war.

  • Rose Davies
    How radar operator Rose Davies supported the D-Day landings

    As D-Day, 6 June 1944 dawned, those who were to play a pivotal part in its success were landing on the beaches of Normandy. Back in the UK, hundreds of personnel were supporting Operation Overlord including radar operator Rose Davies, who was just starting her shift.

  • Rose Davies
    Celebrating inspirational RAF service this International Women's Day

    To mark International Women's Day 2018 we share the story of RAF Benevolent Fund beneficiary Rose Davies. Like so many of her generation, Rose doesn't think her story is worth telling but the 101-year-old WAAF veteran is modestly underplaying her vital role in the D-Day landings and the two honours she received as a result.

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