Caroline Vernon

Caroline Nellie Vernon (2 August 1908 - 7 May 1988) was born in Woolwich, London, England to Emma Clark (nee Pearce) and Frederick Clark. She married John Ernest Vernon, a writer in the Royal Navy in 1931. In 1936 she joined her husband in Malta where 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 II was 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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