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Bedfont Primary School

Bedfont

Primary School

week 12

Watch this video on Lilian Bader:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JfypN4ijDw

Use the information in the video to answer these questions

1. What year was Lilian Bader born?
2. What Caribbean country was Lilian’s father from?
3. Where did Lilian first work?
4. What actions did Lilian take to leave a legacy?

Fill in the blanks with the words below:

She joined the ………………….. at the beginning of 1941 and was one of the first ………………………. to be trained as an instrument repairer, a trade that was newly opened to
women.

In December 1941, Lilian became a ………………….and soon gained the rank of Acting Corporal. During the War she ……….. a soldier called Ramsay Bader, who was a …………..with the Army. Ramsay’s father was from Sierra Leone and his mother was white British. In ……………..

Lilian left the WAAF and she and Ramsey had ………Subsequently, she gained a degree from London University and became a ………………..

Use these words to fill the gaps:

tank driver , two sons, Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), teacher, married, women, February 1944, Leading Aircraftwoman