Eileen Bascombe was a leading Aircraftswoman in the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF), she was in the Air Force during the second world war. Eileen base was Chicksands Priory this was her station Z, her roll was a communications officer working at the famous Bletchley Park listening for codes and then passing them onto the code breakers. She is mentioned on the roll of honour at Bletchley Park. Her life after the Royal Air Force was dedicated to collecting for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. She had the union flag on the coffin and a Royal Air Force Bugler played the last post and reveille.