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Sydney Cohen

Died:
24 Elul 5678 (01 September 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
COH4944
Gender:
Male

Birth

Place of birth:
Melbourne, Victoria

Death

Date of death:
24 Elul 5678 (01 September 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
France
Cause of death:
Killed in action
Burial place:
Peronne Communal Cemetry Extension, V.C.18

Places

Schools

Name:
Show Ground Camp
Year started:
1916

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Parents

Mother: Sarah (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Draper
What was the impact of this:
Never married

Military Record

Military service:
55th Australian Infantry
Military record no.:
3378
Date enlisted/conscripted:
09 September 1916
Date discharged/death:
01 September 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Private
Sustained injuries:
Injured in foot by machine gun fire. After this was dressed, he returned to the battle and was fatally shot. During his time in service, he was admitted to hospital several times for various illnesses, including mumps.

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