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Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire

Death: Died
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Son of Prof. Geoffrey Chevalier Cheshire
Husband of Susan Ryder, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, CMG, OBE
Ex-husband of Constance Binney
Father of <private> Cheshire and <private> Cheshire

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About Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire

Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War.

Among the honours Cheshire received as a bomber pilot is the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. After the war, he became a charity worker, setting up the Leonard Cheshire Disability as well as other philanthropic organisations.

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