Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/10/2012

Fearless World War Two woman spy who slipped into occupied Norway aboard a submarine before becoming Bletchley Park codebreaker dies aged 91

Sigrid Green led an ordinary life in Darwen, Lancashire. She had been active in the local Conservative party and had volunteered at her local hospital.Few knew the 91-year-old had spent the Second World War infiltrating German sea patrols before cracking codes at Bletchley Park – home of the Enigma decoder.

Miss Green, who died on Friday, was so determined to keep that ‘difficult’ part of her life private, even her parents and two brothers, one of whom was an RAF pilot, died without ever knowing the truth about her wartime experiences. for more click here

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