Violet Lorna Bates was born 1922 in Madras, India. She died, but date and place are unknown. She was the daughter of John Robert Bates and Mary Jane Ruggy.
Violet Lorna Bates's husband was Patrick Harold O'Hara. They were married MAR 1947 in All Saints Church, Bangalore, India. Their known child was Errol Ashley Hubert O'Hara.
She probably came to England, arriving at London on 20th April 1949 (as a Governess) on the Ranchi, destined for 39 Beulah Road, Cardiff. Where her husband was, no idea.