Memories of loved ones not dimmed by time

By David Ellery
Updated April 18 2018 - 11:34pm, first published April 25 2013 - 3:00am

Red roses have always had a special significance for Daphne Dunne. The flowers her husband, Lieutenant Albert Chowne VC, had arranged to have sent to her for her birthday on March 29, 1945, arrived just before the news he had been killed fighting the Japanese in New Guinea.

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