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Sir Martin Gilbert 1936-2015

Long time friend of The Churchill Centre Sir Martin Gilbert passed away in February 2015.

Sir Martin Gilbert was Winston S Churchill’s official biographer after having taken over from Churchill’s son Randolph. He began work with Randolph in 1963 while still a student at Oxford University. They finished the first two of what was to be eight volumes together before Randolph died three years after his father in 1968. 

Six hundred people attended Sir Martin’s memorial service which was held at the Western Marble Arch Synagogue in London on 24 November 2015.

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Visit Sir Martin Gilbert’s website for a photo gallery of the 2015 memorial service. 

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