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Jacob Finestein

Born:
16 Shevat 5655 (10 February 1895)
Died:
1985

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FIN1200
Other first name:
Jack
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
16 Shevat 5655 (10 February 1895)
Place of birth:
London

Death

Date of death:
1985
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Addresses

Family home:
66 Cleveland Street London (1911)

Schools

Name:
Deal Street School
Year started:
1897
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Eating Kosher

He said how hard it was to keep kosher in the military. He served with some very religious boys from Sunderland that almost starved.

Religious

Jacob would daven with teffilin every day

Family

Spouse

Rebecca Cohen (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Finestein

Children

Sybil Finestein (female)
Miriam Finestein (female)
Anita Finestein (female)
Coral Finestein (female)

Siblings

Leopold Finestein "Leo" (male)
Yetta Finestein (female)
Rachel Finestein (female)

Parents

Father: Myer Finestein (male)
Mother: Rosa Finestein (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
G/71497
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex) Regiment

Roll of Honour

FINESTEIN

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
London Cab Driver

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