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Dennis Herbert Geffen OBE

Born:
1898
Died:
14 Elul 5719 (17 September 1959)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
GEF0961
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1898

Death

Date of death:
14 Elul 5719 (17 September 1959)
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade

Synagogues

Name:
New West End Synagogue
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Family

Spouse

Gwendonline M Benjamin (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Geffen

Children

John Geffen (male)
Ernest Geffen (male)

Siblings

Leonard Geffen (male)
Vera Geffen (female)

Parents

Mother: Esther Geffen (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Doctor
What was the impact of this:
Dennis was a respected Doctor qualifying just after the War. He wrote numerous books and was awarded an OBE for his services to the field, including his work on children affected by polio.

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
13 November 1914
Rank at discharge/death:
Captain
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion/unit:
Special Reserves

Roll of Honour

GEFFEN

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