Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia ‘Paddy’ BennettAge: 88 years1921–2009
- Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia ‘Paddy’ Bennett
- Given names
- Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia "Paddy"
|Birth|| 11 October 1921 39|
|Death of a mother||Edith Marion O'Shaughnessy|
18 June 1963 (Age 41 years)
|Death of a husband||Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.|
21 July 2004 (Age 82 years)
|Death|| 16 December 2009 (Age 88 years)|
|Family with parents|
Edith Marion O'Shaughnessy
Birth: about 1882
Death: 18 June 1963 — Kensington district, London
|Family with Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.|
Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.
Birth: 8 June 1915 48 — Westbourne district, Sussex
Death: 21 July 2004 — Kensington and Chelsea district, London
Personal secretary to Ian Fleming during World War II and, assisted Fleming with counter-intelligence operations, including the fictitious identity of a body washed up in Spain, on which the subsequent film "The Man Who Never Was " was based. Believed to be the model for Miss Moneypenny, secretary to "M", James Bond's boss. Appointed Dame of the British Empire in 1991, ten years after her husband's knighthood.