Vera Lynn character jug produced by Bairstow Manor Pottery of Hanley, England, in a limited edition of 250 circa 2020. Dame Vera Margaret Lynn (1917-2020) was an English singer and entertainer whose musical recordings and performances were very popular during World War II. She is honorifically known as the "Forces' Sweetheart", having given outdoor concerts for the troops in Egypt, India and Burma during the war as part of the Entertainments National Service Association. The songs most associated with her include "We'll Meet Again", "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover", "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square", and "There'll Always Be an England". The handle of the jug is a pair of bluebirds and the character jug was modeled by Ray Noble.