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Born in 1917 and raised in the London village of Hampstead, Eileen Alexander was a young Girton College, Cambridge graduate when the Second World War erupted across Europe. During the War, she worked for the Air Ministry as an administrative assistant while also meticulously documenting her life and the war in letters to her college sweetheart, Gershon Ellenbogen. The two would later go on to marry in March of 1944. She is survived by two grandchildren.

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