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Charles Heilbuth

Born:
23 Adar II 5646 (30 March 1886)
Died:
25 Tishri 5713 (14 October 1952)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
HEI2809
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
23 Adar II 5646 (30 March 1886)
Place of birth:
Islington, London

Death

Date of death:
25 Tishri 5713 (14 October 1952)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Belsize Park, London
Cause of death:
Respiratory problems dating from gassing in the Great War, exarcebated by smog.

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Futility of cavalry

Family legend
Via his late daughter, Pamela Vos nee Heilbuth, I was told that Charles Heilbuth was early on in his part at the front, standing with the reins of two horses, one in either hand; both horses were shot, one after the other, and fell dead, leaving Charles unscathed.

Family

Spouse

Constance Lewis "Connie" (female)
Place of marriage:
Brondesbury Synagogue, Chevening Road, London NW6
Country of marriage:
United Kingdom

Homefront

Occupation:
Gentleman's Outfitter
What was the impact of this:
Lifelong respiratory problems from gassing in trenches, which contributed to his eventual death.

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
221030
Rank at discharge/death:
Trooper
Sustained injuries:
Gassed
Assignments
Regiment:
Dorset Yeomanry; also King's Own XV Hussars
Medals:
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Roll of Honour

HEILBUTH

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