Moira Cockerill nee Winch with Red Cross in Italy. Alfred Gruenther, senior US Army Officer, Red Cross President, second from left, Moira on the right.

Previously Moira worked regular shifts at the Mersea First Aid Post.


Mary Kathleen Winch was always known as Moira. Daughter of Howard J. Winch of Empress Avenue, West Mersea. She married Chief Officer Cockerill of the Merchant Navy ...
Cat1 War-->World War 2

Moira Cockerill nee Winch with Red Cross in Italy. Alfred Gruenther, senior US Army Officer, Red Cross President, second from left, Moira on the right.
Previously Moira worked regular shifts at the Mersea First Aid Post.

Mary Kathleen Winch was always known as Moira. Daughter of Howard J. Winch of Empress Avenue, West Mersea. She married Chief Officer Cockerill of the Merchant Navy in 1938, who lost his life when the NOTTINGHAM was torpedoed in the Atlantic November 1941.


Date: 1944      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Pauline Winch
Image ID PMS_WIN_061
Category 1 War-->World War 2

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.