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Wilfred Arthur Kohn

Born:
21 Heshvan 5654 (31 October 1893)
Died:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
KOH7979

Birth

Date of birth:
21 Heshvan 5654 (31 October 1893)
Place of birth:
Kensington, London

Death

Date of death:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Serre, Somme, France
Cause of death:
Killed in action
Burial place:
Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Plot I. D. 13

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
79 Queens Gate London

Schools

Name:
Marlborough College,
Name:
Gonville & Caius
Year started:
1912
Name:
Heidelburg College
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E. Lancs war diary, 02 July 1916

The war diaries of the 11th East Lancashire Regiment in which Wilfred Kohn was serving is timed and at 1am on 2 July is written the list of casualties for the previous day. “Officers: killed 7 (of which Wilfred was one), missing 1, wounded 13 including the Commanding Officer. Other ranks: missing 140, wounded 338, killed 86”.

Family

Siblings

Madeleine Kohn (female)

Parents

Mother: Rosie Ochs (female)
Father: Wilfred Kohn (male)

Homefront

Occupation:
Barrister
What was the impact of this:
Member of the Inner Temple

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
03 September 1914
Date discharged/death:
01 July 1916
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Fusiliers
Regiment:
East Lancashire Regt
Battalion/unit:
11th Bttn

Roll of Honour

W. A. KOHN, 01 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
01/07/1916
Age:
22
Regiment / service:
11th Bn., East Lancashire Regiment
Cemetery:
Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps
Grave reference:
I. D. 13.
Additional information:

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