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Benjamin Cohen

Born:
1897
Died:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COH8876
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1897
Place of birth:
Leeds

Death

Date of death:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Somme
Cause of death:
Killed in action
Burial place:
Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

Places

Addresses

Family home:
146 Broughton Street, Cheetham Manchester (1916)
Family home:
53 Red Bank, Cheetham Manchester (1911)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Siblings

David Cohen (male)
Sam Cohen (male)
Morris Cohen (male)

Parents

Father: Philip Cohen (male)
Mother: Bessy Cohen (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
26196
Date discharged/death:
01 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Manchester Regiment
Battalion/unit:
21st Battalion
Campaigns:
Battle of the Somme

Roll of Honour

B. COHEN, 01 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
01/07/1916
Age:
19
Regiment / service:
21st Bn., Manchester Regiment
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Waterproof Garment Maker

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