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Richard Aarons

Born:
19 Elul 5646 (19 September 1886)
Died:
16 Elul 5726 (01 September 1966)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
AAR4930
Other surname:
Aron
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
19 Elul 5646 (19 September 1886)
Place of birth:
Kepno, Poznan

Death

Date of death:
16 Elul 5726 (01 September 1966)
Died in combat?:
No
Burial place:
Marlow Road Cemetery, East Ham, London

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
64 Fuller Street Bethnal Green (1910)
His Home:
87 Walford Road Stoke (1911)
His Home:
12 Alvington Crescent Shakerwell Lane, Dalston (1912)
His Home:
6 Darnley Road Hackey (1919)

Schools

Name:
Lancashire County Council Schools
Year left:
1899
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Generous Nature

Family legend
He was the most generous of people and always a soft touch. He lent money all over the place and was rarely paid back. His pocket book has many examples of 'a pound lent' but never redeemed.

Speech

Conversation
Richard spoke, read and wrote English fluently and without any hint of an accent.

Upset at Army Rejection

Family legend
He was very upset not to have been able to go in the Army because he was born abroad. (he arrived in UK aged 3 months old).
He put on one of his brother's uniforms when they came home on leave and proudly had his picture taken in it. (Record profile picture)

Family

Spouse

Lily Goldberg (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Aarons
Place of marriage:
Bethnal Green, London (8th June 1910)
Country of marriage:
UK

Children

Rose Aarons (female)
Hannah Hilda Aarons "Hallie" (female)
Lionel Morley Aarons (male)

Siblings

Sidney Aarons "Simey" (male)
Charles Soloman Aarons (male)
Rachel Aarons "Ray" (female)
Marian Aarons "Maudie" (female)

Parents

Mother: Dora Woolf (female)
Father: Isaac Aron (male)

Homefront

Occupation:
War Service
Reserved occupation:
Digging trenches, roads and drains
Member of family in armed forces:
Brothers

Military Record

Date enlisted/conscripted:
01 January 1914
Date discharged/death:
01 January 1914
Invalided out of service:
01 January 1914
Returned to service:
01 January 1914

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Hat Manufacturer
Date started:
1908
Date left:
1917
Position:
Co-Manager
Organisation:
Henshaw Aarons Hat Manufacturers
Type of employment:
Road Building
Date started:
1917
Date left:
1918
Organisation:
Chattis Hill Aerodrome
Date started:
1918
Date left:
1930
Position:
Departmental Manager
Organisation:
Barket & Co. (Straw Hat Makers)

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