There are references to Jews who served during World War I and received awards
for bravery. Some of these are are found in the June 18, 1915 issue of The
Jewish Chronicle. Unfortunately, no first names or place of origin are given.
Many of those given awards were quite young and received more than one award.
In addition, a number of those who were given awards were prevented >from being
acknowledged in the press by the military censor.
Order of St. George
Chavin (age 19)
Goldberg (age 15)
Karnovsky (age 15)
Drs. Broido and Surish, Order of St. Stanislav
Dr. Lazavert, Knight of the Order of St. George (this is probably
Stanislaus Lazavert, born in Poland, one of the conspirators who
supposedly was involved in the killing of Rasputin)
Dr. Shapiro, Order of St. Anne