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Louis Koninsky

Born:
2 Tishri 5658 (28 September 1897)
Died:
29 Tammuz 5676 (30 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
KON1838
Other first name:
Lewis
Other surname:
Phillips
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
2 Tishri 5658 (28 September 1897)

Death

Date of death:
29 Tammuz 5676 (30 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Somme
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Thiepval Memorial

Places

Addresses

Family home:
8 Cambridge Road, London (1911)

Schools

Name:
Rutland Street School, Tower Hamlets
Year started:
1901

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Different name

He appears to have served under the name 'Louis Phillips,' using his father's first name as his surname. Possibly to sound less Jewish.

Family

Siblings

Woolf Koninsky (male)
Nathan Koninsky (male)
Samuel Koninsky (male)
Gertrude Koninsky (female)
Miriam Koninsky (female)

Parents

Father: Philip Koninsky (male)
Mother: Elizabeth Koninsky (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
25462
Date discharged/death:
30 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
18th Battalion
Regiment:
Suffolk Regiment
Battalion/unit:
10th Battalion

Roll of Honour

L. KONINSKY (PHILLIPS), 30 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
30/07/1916
Age:
Regiment / service:
18th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.
Additional information:

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