Nirenstein family that survived
Group From 1928
Of a family of seven, four survived. On the night of the bomb Sophie the mother had been staying with her sister in Brent. Her eldest daughter (Phyllis Hillel) was working away as a Land Girl. 16-year-old David (David Niren) was buried in the rubble and dug out after 10 hours. 12-year-old Lily had been evacuated to Bedford. Our picture shows Lily Mitchell, aged 82, at the time the bench was erected.