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Percy Howard Byng

Born:
2 Tishri 5653 (23 September 1892)
Died:
27 Elul 5676 (25 September 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BYN1413
Other surname:
Binswanger
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
2 Tishri 5653 (23 September 1892)
Place of birth:
Hampstead, London

Death

Date of death:
27 Elul 5676 (25 September 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Kut-el-Amara, Iraq
Cause of death:
Illness
Burial place:
Amara War Cemetery

Places

Schools

Name:
Harrow School
Name:
Exeter College, Oxford

Synagogues

Name:
West London Synagogue
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Family

Siblings

Doris Gertrude Byng (female)
Edna Lilian Byng (female)

Parents

Father: Max Binswanger (male)
Mother: Ada Rose Dreschfeld (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
01 April 1915
Date discharged/death:
25 September 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Second Lieutenant
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Field Artillery
Battalion/unit:
44th Bty

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
25/09/1916
Age:
Regiment / service:
44th Bty., Royal Field Artillery
Cemetery:
Amara War Cemetery
Grave reference:
IX. E. 25.
Additional information:

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