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Benjamin Collins

Born:
1896
Died:
26 Tishri 5678 (12 October 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COL6586
Other surname:
Cohen
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1896
Place of birth:
London

Death

Date of death:
26 Tishri 5678 (12 October 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Tyne Cot Memorial

Places

Addresses

Family home:
20 Leslie House, Brick Lane (1911)
His home:
42 Laleham Buildings, Shoreditch (1917)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Siblings

Rebecca Cohen (female)
Gerston Valosky (male)
Abraham Valosky (male)
Bella Cohen (female)
Woolf Valosky (male)

Parents

Father: Jacob Valosky (male)
Mother: Milly Valosky (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
17110
Date enlisted/conscripted:
08 November 1914
Date discharged/death:
12 October 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Grenadier Guards
Battalion/unit:
1st Battalion

Roll of Honour

B. COLLINS, 19 October 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
12/10/1917
Age:
Regiment / service:
1st Bn., Grenadier Guards
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 9.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Apprentice Tailor

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