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Jack Dion M.M.

Born:
1889
Died:
14 Nisan 5678 (27 March 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
DIO9510
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1889
Place of birth:
Stepney, Middlesex

Death

Date of death:
14 Nisan 5678 (27 March 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Pozieres
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Pozieres Memorial

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
118 Cable St St. George's in the East, London
His home:
4 Gray Street, London (1918)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Spouse

Celia Dion (female)

Siblings

Gershon Dion (male)
Harris Dion (male)
Sophie Dion (female)
Rachel Dion (female)
Jessie Dion (female)
Ada Dion (female)
Isaac Dion (male)

Parents

Father: Simon Dion (male)
Mother: Bessie Dion (female)

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Military record no.:
12341
Date discharged/death:
27 March 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Northamptonshire Regiment
Battalion/unit:
5th Battalion
Campaigns:
France, potentially died in the Battle of the Somme
Medals:
MM (Military Medal) 'awarded to Jack Dion for acts of gallantry and devotion to duty under fire or for individual or associated acts of bravery which were insufficient to merit the Distinguished Conduct Medal'. Awarded 12th March 1918

Roll of Honour

J. (M.M.) DION, 27 March 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
27/03/1918
Age:
27
Regiment / service:
5th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 54 to 56.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Tailor

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