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John Lithman

Born:
1902
Died:
7 Shevat 5679 (08 January 1919)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
LIT9975
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1902
Place of birth:
London

Death

Date of death:
7 Shevat 5679 (08 January 1919)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Plymouth
Cause of death:
Possibly Spanish Flu
Burial place:
Gifford Place Jewish Cemetery, Plymouth

Places

Addresses

Family home:
69 Great Peter Street, London (1911)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Age at death

John was only 16 when he died. How he came to die is unknown but guess work would suggest the Spanish Flu but it is interesting that someone so young was in the Royal Fusiliers and died a few months after the war ended.

Family

Siblings

Barnard Lithman (male)
Annie Lithman (female)

Parents

Father: Nathan Lithman (male)
Mother: Anna Lithman (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
J/3542
Date discharged/death:
08 January 1919
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
40th Battalion

Roll of Honour

I. LITHMAN, 08 January 1919

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
08/01/1919
Age:
Regiment / service:
38th/40th Bn., Royal Fusiliers
Cemetery:
Plymouth Jewish Cemetery
Grave reference:
In the north-west corner.
Additional information:

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