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Harry Lefcovitch

Born:
1897

Basic Information

Unique reference:
LEF2816
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1897
Place of birth:
St. Georges in the East, London

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
16 Morgan Street, St George in the East, Stepney, London
Parents' home:
26 St George's Street, St George in the East, Stepney, London

Synagogues

Name:
Cannon Street Road Synagogue
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Conscientious Objector

From 18/05/1916 - 06/06/1916 Harry Lefcovitch was permitted by the Pelham Committee to undertake farm work for Messrs Robbins at Houndslow as part of the Work of National Importance (WNI) exempting him from conscription. However, on 10/04/1917 Harry was seen in Houndslow court and was given 112 days hard labour for objecting to serve. 14/04/1917 he was sent to Wormswood, and then to Dartmoor on 10/07/1917.

Family

Siblings

Millie Lefcovitch (female)
Fanny Lefcovitch (female)
Rosy Lefcovitch (female)
Esther Lefcovitch (female)

Parents

Father: Simon Lefcovitch (male)
Mother: Hanna Uravich (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Assistant Office Clerk at an Egg Exporter

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1916
Date discharged/death:
10 April 1917
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Fusiliers

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