Re: Russian army recruits 1880s #general #russia


Lee Jaffe
 

There is a note in the Wikipedia article about conscription in Russia that only sons were not required to serve.  I didn't see anything there specifically about Jews.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conscription_in_the_Russian_Empire#1825_to_Milyutin_reforms

Lee
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Lee David Jaffe

Surnames / Towns:  Jaffe / Suchowola, Poland ; Stein (Sztejnsapir) / Bialystok and Rajgrod, Poland ; Joroff (Jaroff, Zarov) / Chernigov, Ukraine ; Schwartz (Schwarzman?, Schwarzstein?) / ? ;  Koshkin / Snovsk, Ukraine ; Rappoport / ? ; Braun / Wizajny, Suwalki, Poland,  Ludwinowski / Wizajny, Suwalki, Poland

 

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