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Cyril Jacobs

Born:
13 Heshvan 5652 (14 November 1891)
Died:
1941

Basic Information

Unique reference:
JAC4328
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
13 Heshvan 5652 (14 November 1891)
Place of birth:
Sunderland

Death

Date of death:
1941
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Schools

Name:
Bede Higher Grade School
Name:
Argyle House School
Name:
Durham University - Medical School

Other Organisations

Name:
Manchester Medical Society

Synagogues

Name:
Moore Street Synagogue, Sunderland
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Military Cross Citation, 08 July 1917

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. After an assault he went out over the whole ground in daylight, cleared as many of the wounded as possible, and having located the wounded who were in the enemy wire and close to it, completed his task by nightfall. He succeeded in evacuating all wounded men.

Bar to MC Citation, 19 April 1918

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in forming his dressing station under heavy fire. It was once blown in on top of him and five casualties occurred, but he remained at his post and managed to evacuate all wounded. On the following day he cleared the battlefield in spite of heavy fire, and brought back twenty badly wounded cases.

Family

Siblings

Lionel Jacobs (male)
Bertha Jacobs (female)
Grace Jacobs (female)
Rita Jacobs (female)
Flora Jacobs (female)

Parents

Father: Israel Jacobs (male)
Mother: Augusta Asher (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
14 December 1914
Date discharged/death:
1919
Rank at discharge/death:
Captain
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Army Medical Corp
Battalion/unit:
8th Field Ambulance
Medals:
MC
Bar to the MC
Regiment:
Lincolnshire Regiment (Attnd)

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Ophthalmic Surgeon
Organisation:
Manchester Jewish Hospital
Type of employment:
Ophthalmic Surgeon
Organisation:
Crewe Hospital

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