Page 7, 31st May 1946

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Page 7, 31st May 1946 — WOMAN SCULPTOR'S STATUE FOR WALKS
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WOMAN SCULPTOR'S STATUE FOR WALKS

• St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral at Wrexham has commissioned from a young sculptor—Mrs. Jacqueline Haller—a statue of the Immaculate Conception to be placed in the church as a memorial to Ft/1 ). Lord. n.r.c , V C.. wlor !est ' is life at Arnhem, Pt./Lt. Lord, who was the first menthe' 01 R I.. Transport Command to win the V.C. was born in Cork in 1913. He was educated at St. Mary's School, Wrex

ham, and at St. Mary's College, Abery• stwyIh, conducted by the Carmelite Fathers. Ft./Lt. Lord was unmarried and enlisted in the. ranks in 1936. His posthumous award of the V.C. was for supreme valour and self-sacrifice in the first supply dropping mission to the troops encircled at Arnhem.

Jacqueline 'taller, as Jacqueline Read-Davis, was a pupil of the Aasurrne lion convent in Ramsgate, and for a time took lessons from a Florentine sculptor, Signor Ligardi. She has already exhibited at several London salience, her most recent being a Portrait of a Workman in bronze at the Suffolk Galleries.

Mrs. Hailer was a V.A.D. during thc war, and left when she was married to Lieut. Haller, son of General Haller, head of the Polish branch of the Sword of the Spirit.




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