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Harry Finklestein

Born:
1895
Died:
6 Av 5676 (05 August 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FIN0229
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1895
Place of birth:
Brody, Galicia

Death

Date of death:
6 Av 5676 (05 August 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Somme
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

Places

Addresses

Family home:
73 Teneriffe Street, Broughton, Manchester (1911)

Schools

Name:
Manchester Central Secondary School

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Roll of Honour Circular - mention from brother Joseph

"Although an enemy alien he volunteered to fight that justice and right must be fought for was his ideal. He gave his life and left us his memory."

Family

Siblings

Joseph Finklestein (male)
Annie Finklestein (female)
Dora Finklestein (female)
Minnie Finklestein (female)
Esther Finklestein (female)
Fanny Finklestein (female)
Miriam Finklestein (female)

Parents

Father: Lazarus Finklestein (male)
Mother: Rebecca Finklestein (female)

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Military Record

Military service:
Australian Imperial Forces
Military record no.:
540
Date enlisted/conscripted:
19 March 1915
Date discharged/death:
05 August 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
A.I.F.
Battalion/unit:
20th Battalion

Roll of Honour

H. FINKELSTEIN, 05 August 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
05/08/1916
Age:
21
Regiment / service:
20th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Orchadist

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