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Morris Blok

Born:
1 Shevat 5644 (28 January 1884)
Died:
26 Kislev 5677 (21 December 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BLO0172
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1 Shevat 5644 (28 January 1884)
Place of birth:
St George's in the East, London

Death

Date of death:
26 Kislev 5677 (21 December 1916)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
The North Sea
Cause of death:
Collision with another ship during bad weather
Burial place:
Chatham Naval Memorial 17

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
Wentworth Street, Whitechapel London (1911)
His address:
1 Coburg Place Cleveland Street
Parents' home:
Wentworth Street, Whitechapel London (1911)
His address:
1 Coburg Place Cleveland Street
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Family

Siblings

Kate Block (female)
Israel Block (male)
Abraham Block (male)
Sarah Block (female)
Leah Block (female)
Betsy Block (female)

Parents

Mother: Annie Block (female)
Father: Nathan Block (male)

Military Record

Military service:
Navy
Military record no.:
301844
Date discharged/death:
21 December 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Stoker First Class
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Navy Stoker
Battalion/unit:
HMS Negro
Campaigns:
Collided with the Hoste during very bad weather in the North Sea.
Regiment:
Royal Navy Stoker
Battalion/unit:
HMS Pembroke II
Campaigns:
First ship he was on.

Roll of Honour

M. BLOK, 21 December 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Stoker 1st Class
Date of Death:
21/12/1916
Age:
Regiment / service:
H.M.S. "Negro.", Royal Navy
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
17.
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