Obituaries

Eva Marianne Diamond (née Bobasch)

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1588 (Published 27 April 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1588
  1. Mario Marrone

    Eva Marianne Diamond (née Bobasch) was born in Prague on 24 May 1926 and died in London on 31 January 2009. In the spring and summer of 1939, before war broke out, three trainloads of Jewish children—the Kindertransport—were able to escape from Nazi German-occupied Prague and come to safety in Britain thanks to the concerted efforts of several organisations. Eva was one of these children. She was 13 at the time. Subsequently, she went to Emslie boarding school for the daughters of clergymen and later she studied medicine at Edinburgh University. This was a remarkable achievement for a …

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