Gracie received her CBE from King George VI on the 15th February 1938. She was the first ever female variety artiste to be awarded such an honour.
Gracie leaving the palace with Miss Harriet Cohen (pianist) and Mrs. Clare Fyfe
(I have been unable to find any information at all on Mrs. Clare Fyfe, if you can help, please do drop us a note through).
Celebrating with her parents later that day