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date: 21 October 2019

Forbes, Dame (Katherine) Jane Trefusis [married name Dame (Katherine) Jane Watson-Watt]locked

(1899–1971)
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Forbes, Dame (Katherine) Jane Trefusis [married name Dame (Katherine) Jane Watson-Watt] (1899–1971), businesswoman and director of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, was born on 21 March 1899 in the Chilean desert, the youngest of three children, and the second daughter, of Edmund Batten Forbes (1847–1924)...

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