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Isaiah Freedman "Issy"

Born:
1898
Died:
3 Elul 5678 (11 August 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FRE7765
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1898
Place of birth:
Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Death

Date of death:
3 Elul 5678 (11 August 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Flanders, France
Cause of death:
Killed in Action

Places

Addresses

Parents' Home:
16 Adelphe Street, Glasgow (1901)
Parents' Home:
119e, Main Street, Gorbals, Glasgow

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Enlisting

It would seem that, like many young men at the time, Isaiah lied about his age when he enlisted. On his grave it states he was 22 when he died in 1918, when in reality he would have been 20 years old.

Family

Siblings

Samuel Freedman (male)
Lasarus Freedman (male)
Moses Freedman (male)
Wolf Freedman (male)
Tibby Freedman (female)
Rebecca Freedman (female)

Parents

Father: Morris Freedman (male)
Mother: Nellie Freedman (female)

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Military record no.:
38872
Date discharged/death:
11 August 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Scots
Battalion/unit:
5th/6th Battalion
Posting:
France

Roll of Honour

I. FREEDMAN, 11 August 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
11/08/1918
Age:
22
Regiment / service:
5th/6th Bn., Royal Scots
Cemetery:
Bouchoir New British Cemetery
Grave reference:
VI. B. 21.
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