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Maurice Leon Bernstein

Born:
17 Tishri 5656 (05 October 1895)
Died:
28 Nisan 5678 (10 April 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BER6361
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
17 Tishri 5656 (05 October 1895)
Place of birth:
Bloomsbury, London

Death

Date of death:
28 Nisan 5678 (10 April 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Croix-du-Bac, France
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Croix-du-bac British Cemetery

Places

Schools

Name:
Munster Road School, Manchester
Year started:
1900

Synagogues

Name:
Park Place Synagogue, Manchester
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Military Cross Citation

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great skill and dash to the attack and capture of an enemy position. Although wounded before the final assault, he led his men and captured thirty prisoners, afterwards helping to reorganise, until sent to the Dressing Station.

Family

Siblings

Julius Isidore Bernstein (male)
Rosa Bernstein (female)
Dora Bernstein (female)
Theodore Bernstein (male)

Parents

Father: Isidore Julius Bernstein (male)
Mother: Elizabeth Hoby (female)

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Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date discharged/death:
10 April 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Second Lieutenant
Assignments
Regiment:
Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
11th Battalion
Medals:
Military Cross

Roll of Honour

M. L. (M.C.) BERNSTEIN, 09 April 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
10/04/1918
Age:
22
Regiment / service:
11th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
Cemetery:
Croix-du-bac British Cemetery, Steenwerck
Grave reference:
III. B. 1.
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