Re: Would Jews be identified as soldiers on marriage record? #general
My ggm's brother Meir BEREGOVSKY was one of the founders of the Finnishtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Jewish community. His name appears on a list of Jews residing in Viipuri
(Vyborg). All those who were retired soldiers [most, but not all residents]
are ID'd as such, along with wife and children. He was a sergeant.
Military status was important, since an honorable discharge meant many
advantages for the whole family, including the right to retain sidearm and
live outside the Pale.
I'll repeat for the group what I sent privately to Pauline Rosenberg, >from