The Thompson family visit to Wormelow quiz

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On Saturday the 11th October 2008 we all went to Wormelow to visit the Violette Szabo museum. Let's see what we can remember!

  • 1
    Which year was Violette born in?
    Which year was Violette born in?
  • 2
    The pub we had lunch in (and which Violette also drank in) is known as the "Tump Inn". A Tump is what...
  • 3
    Violette's father, Charlie Bushell, was in France during World War 1, where he met his wife. At that time, British soldiers had the nickname of...
    Violette's father, Charlie Bushell, was in France during World War 1, where he met his wife. At that time, British soldiers had the nickname of..
  • 4
    While growing up, Violette was known as a tomboy. At the house in Wormelow, she is reputed to have..
  • 5
    Violette took the surname Szabo after marrying Etienne Szabo, a soldier in the French Foreign Legion. The name Szabo itself is...
    Violette took the surname Szabo after marrying Etienne Szabo, a soldier in the French Foreign Legion. The name Szabo itself is...
  • 6
    Violette and Etienne Szabo had one daughter, her name is
  • 7
    Violette was awarded the George Cross, the highest possible honour in the circumstances, and second only to..
    Violette was awarded the George Cross, the highest possible honour in the circumstances, and second only to..
  • 8
    How many missions behind enemy lines did Violette undertake, including her final one from which she did not return?
  • 9
    Apart from Violette, only three other women have been awarded the George Cross directly (others who were awarded the A.M or the E.G.M had theirs "translated" to G.C later). Two others, Odette and Princess Noor also did undercover work during World War 2. The fourth was
  • 10
    What happened to Violette at the end of the war?
    What happened to Violette at the end of the war?

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