As part of the ongoing work of the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and
Women (UK) we are looking for proof (as usual) of the Jewishness of the
following WW1 casualties with crosses etc. Can you help??? Further details on
the CWGC site if you wish to check.
Note some of these men came >from the USA and Tunis, although most are >from
11723 Pte G Myers 2 Middx 16.6.16 - born Plaistow, b.Richmond cemetery, s. of
Hyam and Lucy Myers
2Lt Jay Pollins RAF 28.9.18 - b. Pernes - son of Otto and Bessie of New Jersey,
G14690 Pte Robert Hyam Samama 7th Queens, 18.11.16 b. Stump Rd, born Tunis
27210 Pte Reuben Wagner 2nd S Lancs - 2.8.17- b. Poelcappelle - son of Lazarus
and Rachel of Manchester
L15810Pte Frederick Niemann 4th RF - b. Barnsbury ?
2251 Pte Charles Stirzaker 1/5/KORL 29.3.15 - Lancaster/Wulgerem?
2515 Pte Edmund Koski 21 Midd 4.3.17 - b. Rancourt - Tottenham/Shoreditch
471225 Rif George Mendel 12 London - 1.7.16 b. Gommecourt - lived Bloomsbury
95140 Pte Peter Levezuk 13 Liverpool 31.8.18 - born Russia, enlisted
Chicago, b. Ecoust St Main
Lt Edward Meyer Gosschalk KOYLI 28.8.16 b. Delville Wood son of Edward and
Esther of Hull
The usual proof of photo copies of documents, press cuttings etc is required
to convince the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).
Please reply privately to me.