Foreign News: Lord Weir's Reason

The Archbishop of Wales could not come. Lady Ampthill and Margot, Countess of Oxford and Asquith sent their regrets. The Archbishop of York thought the use of his name was enough. Professor Hector Hetherington of Moral Philosophy at Liverpool University had a previous engagement. But an immense crowd of "Adults Only" hurried to Central Hall, Westminster and waited breathlessly to hear the real truth about Hon. Violet Blanche Douglas-Pennant, onetime Commandant of the Women's Royal Air Force.

In 1918 she was abruptly dismissed from the service by Lord Weir, president of the Air...

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