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Moses Althausen

Born:
17 Adar 5656 (02 March 1896)
Died:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
ALT2125
Other first name:
Morris
Other surname:
Althansen, Althousen
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
17 Adar 5656 (02 March 1896)

Death

Date of death:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Somme, France
Cause of death:
Killed in action
Burial place:
Theipval Memorial Pier and Face 5C and 12B

Places

Addresses

1901 Census:
5 Winkerton Street London (1901)
Address given to Hanbury St School:
43 Mottee Street (1900)
Address given to British Jewry Book of Honour:
28, Darnley Road, Hackney, London
Address used by Commonwealth War Graves for his mother:
47 Tower St.Mare St,. Hackney

Schools

Name:
Hanbury Street School
Year started:
1900
Year left:
1900

Synagogues

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Private Moses Althousen, who served as Morris Althansen, was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.
He was born in 1896, in St George in the East, the son of slipper maker Jacob and Millie Althousen (née Tropp), originally of Russia and Austria, respectively. As Althansen, he enlisted on 12 August 1914, at which time he was working as a labourer.
Aged 20, Althansen died on 1 July 1916, on the first day of the Somme Offensive, while serving on the Western Front with the 1st Battalion, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).
He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Thiepval Memorial.

Family

Siblings

Pinkus Althausen (male)
Annie Althausen, Althansen, Althousen (female)

Parents

Father: Jacob Althausen (male)
Mother: Millie Tropp (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Labourer

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
3629
Date discharged/death:
01 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt.
Battalion/unit:
1st Bttn

Roll of Honour

M. ALTHUSEN, 01 July 1916

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