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The Rescue of Hawker and Grieve: Relatives Get the Glad News

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RECEIVING THE NEWS: MRS. HAWKER LISTENING TO LLOYD’S MESSAGE READ BY THE ACTING VICAR OF HOOK.


S .; T! F YREJOICING: MRS. HAWKER CONGRATULATED BY HER ER, CAPT. PEATY HER SISTER HOLDING HER BABY PAMELA.


ý ?I/ MRS. HAWKER’S GARDEN GATE BESIEGED BY ENTHUSIASTIC NEIGHBOURS AT SURBITON : A POLICEMAN ON GUARD. r~~~a ~ u i7


! – COMMANDER GRIEVE’S PARENTS READING THE NEWS IN THE “DIL MIL: AT.MAKEZI-GIVE RN. AD I MIL: AP. REV, NDHI WF


The news of the rescue of Mr. Hawker and Cot;mmander Grieve, pilot and navigator of the Sopwith ” Atlantic ” aeroplane, w s received an Sunday, May 25, and aroused intense enthusiasm. The glad tidings were conveyed to Mrs. Hawker after she left the parish church of Hook near her home at Surbiton. Our first photograph shows the acting Vicar of Hook reading Lloyd’s message to her. Mrs. Hawker’s baby, Pamela, is seen m the arms of her nurse in the centre of the photograph. The news spread very quickly r


through the district, and Mrs. Hawker’s house was besieged by neikhbours all eager to congratulate her. In the evening she attended service at Hook church, where the Vicar, the Rev. T. J. Wood, preached from the text : ” For this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.” Commander Grieve’s parents, Captain and Mrs. Mackenzie- Grieve, live at Droxford, Hampshire, which is also the home of Admiral Sturdee. Commander Grieve himself is a bachelor.



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Issue 4180. - Vol CLIV

May, 31 1919

Illustrated London News