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Jacob Cooperstein

Born:
1892
Died:
1932

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COO1073
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1892
Place of birth:
Ukraine

Death

Date of death:
1932
Died in combat?:
No
Cause of death:
Lung damage caused by gas
Burial place:
Edmonton Cemetery
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Joining the British Army

He deserted the Russian Army and travelled to Paris. Whilst he was there, he heard about the Balfour Deceleration and immediately volunteered for the British Army as he wanted to be able to travel to Palestine.

Family

Spouse

Tocha Cooperstein (female)

Children

Louis Cooperstein (male)
Eva Cooperstein (female)
Frieda Cooperstein (female)
Roberta Cooperstein "Bobbie" (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1917
Sustained injuries:
Lungs damaged from gassing

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Tailor

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