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Alexander Gaffin

Born:
27 Adar 5656 (12 March 1896)
Died:
6 Heshvan 5678 (22 October 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
GAF8040
Other first name:
Zalick
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
27 Adar 5656 (12 March 1896)
Place of birth:
Manchester

Death

Date of death:
6 Heshvan 5678 (22 October 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Ypres
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Tyne Cot Memorial

Places

Addresses

Family Home:
12 Ellison Street, Manchester (1911)
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Family

Siblings

Norman Gaffin (male)
Leah Gaffin (female)
Solomon Gaffin (male)
Jacob Gaffin (male)
Nathan Gaffin "Eddie" (male)
Harry Gaffin (male)
Isidore Gaffin (male)

Parents

Father: Elias Gaffin (male)
Mother: Fanny Vingen (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
31581
Date discharged/death:
22 October 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
17th
Campaigns:
Passchendaele

Roll of Honour

A. GAFFIN, 22 October 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
22/10/1917
Age:
21
Regiment / service:
"W" Coy. 17th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Tailor

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