Diamond Lil. Credit – Marie Stephens

Harry Young, alias Diamond Lil, stands at the centre of photograph taken on VE Day 8 May 1945 on Columbia Road. From left kneeling; Gladys Herd, Mrs Stephens, Isabella Wilkinson, Clara Hoare, Nell Lloyd, Diamond Lil, Isabella Lloyd, Alice Wilkinson. Photograph:

In all of her glory Harry Young, alias Diamond Lil, stands at the centre of this photograph taken on VE Day May 8th 1945 on Columbia Road. From left kneeling; Gladys Herd, Mrs Stephens, Isabella Wilkinson, Clara Hoare, Nell Lloyd, Diamond Lil, Isabella Lloyd, Alice Wilkinson. Photograph Marie Stephens

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