Caroline Nellie Vernon (
2 August 1908- 7 May 1988) was born in Woolwich, London, Englandto Emma Clark (nee Pearce) and Frederick Clark. She married John Ernest Vernon, a writer in the Royal Navyin 1931. In 1936 she joined her husband in Maltawhere she spent the next seven years. She worked as a volunteer cryptanalyst.
She had four children.
Michael Vernon(1932-1993), Dorothy (1933), David (1936) and John (1943).
Her experience living on the most "bombed island on earth" during
World War IIwas published in 1990 as "Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir." A second edition was published in 1992.
* "Our Name Wasn't Written", Caroline Vernon, 1992, Imagecraft, Canberra (2nd Ed), ISBN 0-646-07198-X
* "George Cross Island Association Overseas Newsletter" No 18, Ed Frank Rixon, 2007
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