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John Jonas Mendoza "Jack"

Born:
26 Tevet 5659 (08 January 1899)
Died:
13 Tishri 5744 (20 September 1983)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
MEN3426
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
26 Tevet 5659 (08 January 1899)
Place of birth:
Mile End, London

Death

Date of death:
13 Tishri 5744 (20 September 1983)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Newcastle
Burial place:
Hazel Ridge Cemetery, Newcastle

Places

Addresses

His home:
247 Park Place, West Hartlepool Durham (1938)

Other Organisations

Name:
Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen

Synagogues

Name:
West Hartlepool Synagogue
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Colonel Patterson

John remembers going to Jerusalem and often spoke about Colonel Patterson. He was extremely proud of his service and during his life never missed going to London for the AJEX parade.

Family

Spouse

Toby Golt (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Mendoza
Place of marriage:
West Hartlepool Synagogue, 08/08/1923

Children

Frances (Miriam Esther) Mendoza (female)
Shirley (Ruth) Mendoza (female)
David Mendoza (male)

Siblings

Marie Mendoza (female)
Queenie Mendoza "Julia" (female)
Bessie Mendoza (Half-Sibling) (female)
Aggie Mendoza (Half-Sibling) (female)
Girlie Mendoza (Half-Sibling) (female)

Parents

Father: Mordechai Abraham Mendoza "George" (male)
Mother: Esther Fanny Defries (female)
Mother: Hannah Lazarus (Step-Mum) "Annie" (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
J/1029
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1917
Date discharged/death:
1919
Rank at discharge/death:
Lance Sergeant
Sustained injuries:
Malaria, contracted in Palestine 1919 (he was medically discharged)
Assignments
Regiment:
Yorkshire Regiment
Regiment:
Durham Light Infantry
Battalion/unit:
8th Battalion
Regiment:
Royal Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
38th Battalion
Posting:
Jerusalem

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Fire Warden (Second World War)
Type of employment:
Furrier

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