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Bert Gee was the first husband of Violet Buckle, Violet knew him since 16 and they were very happy together and had a son Derek. They were friendly with the Buckle family and Violet said Bert was upset when Betty Buckle died in an air raid, he was an ARP warden so it was part of his job to enforce night time blackout so no light could be seen to make a house safer from bombs.  

Bert died before Violet’s first appearance in 1960, Violet and Fred Buckle become close, but she is still very much in love with Bert. But she still accepted Fred’s proposal and they married. In Series 9 after the death of wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, Violet and Fred thought of Betty and Bert and missed them but knew they needed to think of what they had in the present and that was each other.  

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