Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia “Paddy” BennettAge: 88 years1921–2009
- Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia “Paddy” Bennett
- Given names
- Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia "Paddy"
|Birth|| October 11, 1921 39|
|Death of a mother||Edith Marion O'Shaughnessy|
June 18, 1963 (Age 41 years)
|Death of a husband||Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.|
July 21, 2004 (Age 82 years)
|Death|| December 16, 2009 (Age 88 years)|
|Family with parents|
Edith Marion O'Shaughnessy
Birth: about 1882
Death: June 18, 1963 — Kensington district, London
|Family with Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.|
Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale C.B.E.
Birth: June 8, 1915 48 — Westbourne district, Sussex
Death: July 21, 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.