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Isaac Cohen

Born:
11 Sivan 5657 (11 June 1897)
Died:
28 Av 5730 (30 August 1970)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COH1625
Other first name:
Served as Sid
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
11 Sivan 5657 (11 June 1897)
Place of birth:
Pelham Street, E1

Death

Date of death:
28 Av 5730 (30 August 1970)
Died in combat?:
No
Burial place:
Streatham Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Family home:
72 Blyth Street, Bethnal Green (1911)

Other Organisations

Name:
Brady Street Club
Significance:
Member

Synagogues

Name:
Teesdale Street Synagogue
Name:
Blyth Street Synagogue
Name:
The Federation Shul, East End
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Synagogue Work

He used to open up both Teesdale Street Synagogue and Blyth Street Synagogue every morning, go to work and then close them in the evening.

Making uniforms

After 1918, he went to Ireland and because he had trained as a tailor he made army uniforms for the troops that stayed in Europe

Family

Spouse

Annie Stone (female)

Spouse

Annie Skolnick (female)

Children

Rachel Cohen (female)
Kathleen Cohen "Kitty" (female)
Norman Cohen (male)

Siblings

Hyman Cohen (male)
Rachel Cohen (female)
Henry Cohen "Harry" (male)
Dora Cohen (female)
Eleazer Cohen (male)
Fanny Cohen "Fay" (female)

Parents

Father: Raphael Cohen (male)
Mother: Miriam Cohen (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1917
Date discharged/death:
1919
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Sustained injuries:
Trench Fever, Stomach Wound
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Yorkshire Regiment
Posting:
France & Flanders
Campaigns:
Passchendaele

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Tailor
Position:
Owner
Organisation:
Cohen & Caville

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