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Emanuel Bigofski

Born:
1897
Died:
23 Tishri 5678 (09 October 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BIG1484
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1897
Place of birth:
Stepney, Middlesex

Death

Date of death:
23 Tishri 5678 (09 October 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
France
Cause of death:
Died of wounds
Burial place:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Living there during the 1901 Census:
19 Goldsmith Road Leyton (1901)
Address given when he signed up in 1915:
24 The Hale Tottenham (1915)
Address according to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
81 Evering Road Stoke Newington
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Information from the Census

In 1901 his father, Barnett is listed a a Bootmaker, Working from home. By 1911 he is a Butcher,living 106 High Cross Road, Tottenham N17 9NR with his wife, Sarah and daughters Celia 20, and Pauline, 16. They are living in 5 rooms above the shop.
Most of the rest of the family are living at 24 The Hale, Tottenham, N17 9JZ, just around the corner from their parents, in 3 rooms, with Becky who is 23 a Dressmaker and head of house, Saul (Solomon) and Emaniel are 14 and Louis is 10, all three are listed as students.

, 03 November 1915

In 1915 Emanuel and his brother Solomon went to the USA on the St Louis 3 they gave their occupations as butcher

Family

Siblings

Milly Bigofsky (female)
Rebecca Bigofsky "Becky" (female)
Celia Bigofsky (female)
Pauline Bigofsky "Pally" (female)
Saul Bigofsky "Solomon" (male)
Louie Bigofsky (male)

Parents

Father: Barnett Bigofski (male)
Mother: Sarah Shapiodnik (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Labour Corps
Military record no.:
199045
Date enlisted/conscripted:
02 November 1915
Date discharged/death:
09 October 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Sustained injuries:
Yes. Died of wounds

Roll of Honour

E. BIGOFSKI, 09 October 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
09/10/1917
Age:
20
Regiment / service:
746th Area Employment Coy., Labour Corps
Cemetery:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Grave reference:
XXI. B. 21A.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Butcher

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