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William Joffe "Willie"

Born:
27 Heshvan 5655 (26 November 1894)
Died:
25 Tishri 5679 (01 October 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
JOF9606
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
27 Heshvan 5655 (26 November 1894)
Place of birth:
Singapore

Death

Date of death:
25 Tishri 5679 (01 October 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Aisne, France
Cause of death:
Killed in action whilst flying
Burial place:
Esqueheries Communal Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Family home:
18 Cleveland Park Avenue, Walthamstow (1911)
Family home:
69 De Beers Road, Kimberley (1917)
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Family

Siblings

Dora Joffe (female)
Rebecca Joffe (female)
Emil Joffe (male)
Edward Joffe (male)
Fanny Joffe (female)
Bella Joffe (female)

Parents

Father: Louis Joffe (male)
Mother: Betty Joffe (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
14 July 1915
Date discharged/death:
01 October 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Second Lieutenant
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Army Medical Corps
Regiment:
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Battalion/unit:
5th Battalion
Regiment:
Royal Air Force
Battalion/unit:
1st Squadron
Posting:
Egypt
France
Medals:
Distinguished Service Order

Roll of Honour

W. (D.S.O.) JOFFE, 01 October 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
01/10/1918
Age:
23
Regiment / service:
formerly 5th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Cemetery:
Esqueheries Communal Cemetery
Grave reference:
North-east part. 5.
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