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Reuben Gerald Raymond Israel

Born:
1894
Died:
15 Tammuz 5676 (16 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
ISR1358
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1894
Place of birth:
East Melbourne, Australia

Death

Date of death:
15 Tammuz 5676 (16 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Delville Wood
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

Places

Addresses

Miriamville, Francis Street, Bondi NSW
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Family

Siblings

Miriam Israel (female)
Albert (Bert) Israel (male)
Harry Israel (male)
Jeanette Israel (female)
Sarah Israel (female)
Samuel Israel (male)
Benjamin Israel (male)

Parents

Father: Abraham Israel (male)
Mother: Rachel Marks "Rae" (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
South African Forces
Military record no.:
4999
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1914
Date discharged/death:
16 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Lance Corporal
Assignments
Regiment:
3rd South African Infantry
Battalion/unit:
"B" Coy Reinforcements
Posting:
German West Africa
Somme & Arras
Campaigns:
Somme
Battle of Delville Wood

Roll of Honour

G. R. ISRAEL, 16 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date of Death:
16/07/1916
Age:
Regiment / service:
3rd Regt., South African Infantry
Cemetery:
Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Grave reference:
Sp. Mem. B. 6.
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