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Lionel Altman

Born:
1899
Died:
10 Tammuz 5677 (30 June 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
ALT6671
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1899
Place of birth:
Poplar

Death

Date of death:
10 Tammuz 5677 (30 June 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Aubigny-en-Artois, France
Cause of death:
Wounds from action
Burial place:
Aubigny Communal Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
29 Stamford Hill London (1917)
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Wounded in Action, 17 August 1916

It is unclear what happened but Lionel was wounded in action on the 17th of August 1916 and was permitted to wear a 'wound stripe' upon returning to service.

Death and Burial, 1918

Lionel was killed in action in 1918 and was buried in France, in 1938 his family, including his brother Arnold and nephew Lionel who was named after him visited his grave and paid their respects to their lost loved one. His nephew Lionel would return to France fighting in the Second World War only a few years later.

Family

Siblings

Arnold Altman (male)

Parents

Father: Solomon Altman "Sam" (male)
Mother: Esther Bash (female)

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Military record no.:
13375
Date discharged/death:
30 June 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Sustained injuries:
Wounds sustained 17/08/1916
Assignments
Regiment:
Bedfordshire Regiment
Battalion/unit:
1st Battalion
Posting:
France, Flanders

Roll of Honour

L. ALTMAN, 29 June 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
30/06/1917
Age:
18
Regiment / service:
1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment
Cemetery:
Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave reference:
III. H. 55.
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