Valerie was born and baptised in 1922 in St Peters.
She married to Charles Emanuel Rushton in Rockdale in 1942. Charles was born in Goulburn in 1919.
They had 1 son:
Ray Charles Rushton
The marriage ended in divorce and Valerie married in 1950 in Rockdale to Frederick George Doughty.
They had 3 children together.
Charles Rushton died on 14/03/2007 in Camperdown Hospital, Melbourne.