Air Chief Commandant Dame Ruth Mary Eldridge Welsh, DBE, ED (née Dalzell; 2 August 1896 – 25 June 1986), known as Mary Welsh, was the third Director of the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), from August 1944 to November 1946. She died, aged 89, in 1986.
Honours and awardsEdit
- 13 June 1946 - Air Chief Commandant Ruth Mary Eldridge, Lady Welsh, Women's Auxiliary Air Force, appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
- 17 July 1973 - Air Chief Comdt. Dame Ruth Mary Welsh, DBE (L/No 29023 ATS later 291 WAAF), retired awarded the Territorial Efficiency Decoration.
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