26th March, 1945. London, England. Posthumous Investiture at The palace. Mrs. May Kelly (left), of Kensington, London, whose husband won a second Bar to his D.S.M. lets her sleeping baby Mavis what the decoration. Also, Mrs. Margaret Barton, (right), of Liverpool, with her 8 month old daughter Brenda wearing her father's D.S.M. The awards were presented to the widows at an investiture at Buckingham Palace, when the King decorated next-of-kin of Empire heroes fallen in battle.