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Winifred Joyce Drinkwater

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Winifred Joyce "Winnie" Drinkwater (1913-1996), aviator and engineer

1913 April 11th. Born at Waterfoot, Glasgow the daughter of Albert Drinkwater, a Mechanical Engineer.

1930 Joined the Scottish Flying Club

1932 Gained Pilot's Licence

Married Francis Short

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