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Harry Geller

Born:
18 Adar 5656 (03 March 1896)
Died:
1 Kislev 5679 (05 November 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
GEL6360
Other surname:
Galler
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
18 Adar 5656 (03 March 1896)

Death

Date of death:
1 Kislev 5679 (05 November 1918)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Southern General Hospital, Oxford
Cause of death:
influenza and pneumonia

Places

Addresses

Parents' Home:
22 Harcourt Street, Marlebone (1911)

Schools

Name:
Buckingham Terrace School
Year started:
1903

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Death 1918, 1918

Harry Geller served in the Royal Flying Corps, later the Royal Air Force, between 1915 and 1918. Tragically after more than 3 years of fighting Harry died in a military hospital of pneumonia, just 6 days before the armistice. He was buried close to home and his family and friends posted a heartfelt tribute to him in the Jewish Chronicle.

Family

Siblings

Jacob Geller (male)
Isaac Geller (male)
Jane Geller (female)
Max Geller (male)
David Geller (male)
Florence Geller "Florrie" (female)

Parents

Father: Nathan Geller (male)
Mother: Rachel Geller (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Royal Air Force
Military record no.:
4209
Date enlisted/conscripted:
22 March 1915
Date discharged/death:
05 November 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Corporal
Sustained injuries:
Pneumonia
Assignments
Regiment:
28th Training Depot Squadron

Roll of Honour

H. GELLER, 05 November 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Corporal
Date of Death:
05/11/1918
Age:
Regiment / service:
28th Training Depot Sqdn., Royal Air Force
Cemetery:
Plashet Jewish Cemetery
Grave reference:
P. 8. 13.
Additional information:

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