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Coleman Benjamin "Colin"

Born:
1898
Died:
10 Kislev 5678 (25 November 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BEN3742
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1898
Place of birth:
Birmingham, England

Death

Date of death:
10 Kislev 5678 (25 November 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
France and Flanders
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

Places

Addresses

Family home:
8 Florence Street, Birmingham (1911)
Family home:
95 Wheeler Street, Lozells, Birmingham
Family home:
81 Irving Street, Birmingham (1916)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade

Synagogues

Name:
Birmingham Hebrew Congregation
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Family

Siblings

Annie Benjamin (female)
Cissie Benjamin (female)
Emanuel Benjamin (male)
Sylvia Benjamin (female)

Parents

Father: Lewis Benjamin (male)
Mother: Esther Benjamin (female)

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Military record no.:
30903
Date discharged/death:
25 November 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Devonshire Regiment
Battalion/unit:
2nd Battalion
Campaigns:
Passchendaele

Roll of Honour

C. BENJAMIN, 25 November 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
25/11/1917
Age:
19
Regiment / service:
2nd Bn., Devonshire Regiment
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 38 to 40.
Additional information:

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