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Cyril Joseph Frankenstein

Born:
1896
Died:
15 Elul 5678 (23 August 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FRA5579
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1896
Place of birth:
Salford

Death

Date of death:
15 Elul 5678 (23 August 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Cause of death:
Killed in Action - Shellfire
Burial place:
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Family home:
315 Great Clowes Street, Manchester (1911)

Schools

Name:
Manchester Grammar School

Synagogues

Name:
Great Synagogue, Manchester
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Death, 23 August 1918

A shell fragment entered the front flap of the tank he was driving, killing him and destroying the Tank Compass, which then rendered the tank unusable.

Family

Siblings

Florence Frankenstein (female)
Geoffrey Philip Frankenstein (male)

Parents

Father: Harry Frankenstein (male)
Mother: Sara Frankenstein (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1914
Date discharged/death:
23 August 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Second Lieutenant
Assignments
Regiment:
Tank Corp
Battalion/unit:
13th Battalion

Roll of Honour

C. J. FRANKENSTEIN, 28 August 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
23/08/1918
Age:
22
Regiment / service:
13th Bn., Tank Corps
Cemetery:
Villers-bretonneux Military Cemetery
Grave reference:
IV. C. 9.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Family Business
Position:
Director
Organisation:
Messrs. P Frankenstein & Sons

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