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Solomon Fliegelman

Born:
10 Sivan 5648 (20 May 1888)
Died:
27 Heshvan 5706 (03 November 1945)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
FLI6811
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
10 Sivan 5648 (20 May 1888)
Place of birth:
14 Great Lysiden Street Whitechapel London

Death

Date of death:
27 Heshvan 5706 (03 November 1945)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Sumatra Road Hampstead London.
Burial place:
Edmonton

Places

Addresses

address at marriage:
110 Rutland Street London (09 January 1912)
According to 1901 census:
3 Hannibal Road Mile End (1901)
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Suit for the officers

Family legend
Whilst in the trenches, his senior officer asked " Private Fleigleman what were you in CivvyStreet"
"I was a master taylor sir"
" Prove it make me a suit"
This he did writing back to his young wife in Gold Street Bethnel Green he asked her to send him all the timmings he needed to make a suit.
That office had the best suit in the whole battalion.
How he make a suit in the trenches we will never know!

Awol

Family legend
Three times during his initial training he recieved 10 days confined to barracks as he overstayed his leave, and lost 2 pays pay.
He had a young wife and at that time two young children. He could not bear to leave them.

Family

Spouse

Rebecca Harris (female)
Place of marriage:
Great Synagogue London
Country of marriage:
England

Siblings

Issac (male)
Barnett (male)
Dora (female)
Jenny "Zilla" (female)
Philip (male)
Rebecca "Becky" (female)

Parents

Father: Lewis Coleman (male)
Mother: Rachel Lazarus (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Master tailor

Military Record

Military service:
Labour Corp then transferred to Worcestershires
Military record no.:
Labour Corp No 1787 ; Worcestershires No 37870
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Assignments
Regiment:
Labour Corp
Battalion/unit:
258 Area Employ Co
Posting:
France
Regiment:
Worcestershires
Posting:
France
Medals:
British War Medal
Victory Medal

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