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Cecil Falk M.C.

Born:
8 Kislev 5658 (03 December 1897)
Died:
17 Iyyar 5742 (10 May 1982)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FAL3202
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
8 Kislev 5658 (03 December 1897)
Place of birth:
London

Death

Date of death:
17 Iyyar 5742 (10 May 1982)
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Addresses

Family home:
11 Fitzjohns Avenue (1911)

Schools

Name:
Rugby School

Synagogues

Name:
Upper Berkeley Street Reform
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Military Cross Citation, 03 October 1919

Gazette Issue 31583. M.C. With reference to the Awards conferred as announced in the London Gazette, dated 8th March, 1919, the following are the statements of services for which the decorations were conferred. For conspicuous gallantry and initiative during an attack east of Noyelles on 4th November, 1918. The officers commanding the two leading companies early became casualties and the companies became somewhat disorganised. He immediately moved forward his support company, reorganised the line, and reached and consolidated the final objective, commanding all there companies until relieved by the arrival of the C.O. He has done consistent good work.

Family

Spouse

Elaine Weiss (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Falk
Place of marriage:
Upper Berkley Street Reform

Children

Susan Falk (female)
Margaret Falk (female)
John Falk (male)
William Falk (male)

Siblings

Geoffrey Ferdinand Falk (male)
Doris Falk (female)
Eric Falk (male)
Aileen Falk (female)
Pat Falk (female)

Parents

Father: Max Falk (male)
Mother: Frances Rosenheim (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Rank at discharge/death:
Colonel/Major
Assignments
Regiment:
Wiltshire Regiment
Posting:
Salonika
Medals:
Military Cross
Regiment:
Manchester Regiment

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Career Soldier

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