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Benjamin Cohen "Benny"

Born:
1893
Died:
10 Heshvan 5678 (26 October 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COH1596
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1893
Place of birth:
London

Death

Date of death:
10 Heshvan 5678 (26 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:
72 Fernhead Road, London (1911)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Siblings

Bertha Cohen (female)
Nancy Cohen (female)
Etty Cohen (female)
Ada Cohen (female)
Godfrey Cohen (male)
Fanny Cohen (female)

Parents

Father: David Cohen (male)
Mother: Rose Cohen (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
252426
Date discharged/death:
26 October 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
Battalion/unit:
2/3rd Battalion
Posting:
Ypres

Roll of Honour

B. COHEN, 26 October 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
26/10/1917
Age:
24
Regiment / service:
2nd/3rd Bn., London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 148 to 150.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Printer Compositor

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