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PLASHET - UNITED SYNAGOGUE CEMETERY

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Charles Tucker (Record Keeper - London Beth Din) 2008

The cemetery belongs to the Burial Society of the United Synagogue, Ilford. Called the Plashet Cemetery, it is a huge Jewish cemetery located in the east end of London, covering families who died in Ilford, East Ham, Whitechapel, Dulwich and was opened in 1896, known as the “Trade Unionists Cemetery". Past secretaries of the cigars union and costomongers union are buried in the cemetery. It is located at 361, High Street North, East Ham ( E12 6PQ). Listed here are the graves of those who died during World War 1 both as civilians and who were serving. There is also one grave of a German soldier in the cemetery which is listed here.
ABRAHAMS
Mark
Private 122060, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in the City of London Hospital, Clapton, from heart failure brought on by Malaria 15 February 1919 had suffered from a bout of dysentery, served in Salonika (Greece) from 6 May 1918 to 13 January 1919. Born Spitalfields, Middlesex in 1884. Attested at Central London Recruiting Depot, Witehall, London S.W. 10 July 1917, aged 33. Resident 52, Montague Road, London, E.8. Married to Esther, two children. Occupation Printer. Height 5 feet 6 inches, weight 133 lbs, chest 35½ inches. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Whitechapel, London, married to Esther (born Russia), a Compositor Printer, resident 22 St Marks Street, Whitechapel, London, E. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, unmarried, a boarder, born ondon, Middlesex, a Printer (Compositor), living at 19, Bell Lane, Spitalfields, Whitechapel, London. In the 1891 census he was aged 8, a scholar, born Whitechapel, Middlesex, son of Israel ad Julia Abrahams, resident Spelman Street, Spitalfields, Whitechapel, London. Plot P. Row 9. Grave 28.
BARNETT
Barney
Private J/2048, 42nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of Lodnon Regiment). [SDGW lists 38th, 39th and 40th Battalions (Jewish).] Died in United Kingdom 20 May 1918. Aged 19. Born Whitechapel, enlisted Stratford, resident Bethnal Green. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett, of 16, Teesdale St., Bethnal Green Rd., London. In the 1911 census he is aged 13, at school, born Whitechapel, London, resident with his parents, Joseph and Leah, at 16 Teesdale Street, Bethnal Green, London, N.E. Formerly TR/9/29771, 46th Training Reserve Battalion. Plot P. Row 6. Grave 21.
BENJAMIN
Harry
Private DM2/209485, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in Bethnal Green Military Hospital 28 January 1919 at 9:45p.m. suffering from influenza, acute encelpalitis being in a coma; post mortem carried out. Aged 25. Born Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Husband of Mrs Bridge (formerly Benjamin) of 75, Wellington Row, Bethnal Green, London. Attested 29 August 1916 at Army Recruting Depot, Grove Crescent Road, Stratford, London E., aged 21, height 5 feet 8½ inches. 133 lbs, chest 36 inches. Occupation Tinsmith learning to be Coppersmith, unmarried when he attested, married Isabella Jacobs 5 November 1916 in East London Synagogue, one son. Son of Isaac Benjamin, of 75 Wellington Row, Bethnal Green, London, E.2. Plot O. Row 3. Grave 2.
BENNOSON
Herbert Philip
Private 364946, Labour Corps transferred from 534858, 15th (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 20 September 1917. Born Stepney, enlisted Hackney Baths, resident Dalston. Plot L. Row 19. Grave 5.
BERGE
Mark
Steward 918689, H.M.S. Eaglet, Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died from disease 25 October 1918. Born circa 1896. His widow widow remarried becoming Mrs. Fanny Captan, of 92, Hare Street, Bethnal Green, E. Plot P. Row 7. Grave 40.
BIRD
Solomon
Private 780104, 29th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 9 June 1917. Aged 19. Born Plumstead, enlisted and resident Stoke Newington. Nephew of Rose Nicholls, of Stoke Newington. Plot P. Row 1. Grave 37.
BODIE
Cissie
Daughter of Marks. Died 28 January 1918. Aged 5. Grave 167.
BODIE
Fanny
Died 28 January 1918. In the 1911 census she was aged 15, born Russia, a ladies dressmaker, resident with her parents, Harris and Sarah Bodie, at 16 Turner Street, Stepney E., Mile End Old Town, London. Grave 166.
BODIE
Hettie
Daughter of Marks. Died 28 January 1918. Aged 1. Grave 168.
CARP
Annie
Daughter of Hyman. Died 13 June 1917. Grave 664.
CASSELL
C A
Private D/17547, 2nd/1st Battalion, Norfolk Yeomanry. Died 12 April 1918. Plot P. Row 6. Grave 10.
COHEN
John
Died 12 August 1917. Grave 836.
COHEN
Leah
Died 12 August 1917. Grave 837.
COHEN
Millie
Died 28 January 1918. Grave 169.
COHEN
Nathan
Died 13 June 1917. Grave 654.
DANILER
H J
Sapper 10737, Signal Company, South African Engineers. Died of sickness 22 May 1917. Residence Ladysmith, South Africa. Plot P. Row 1. Grave 9.
DAVIS
Isadore
Rifleman 24988, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) transferred to 48707 [SDGW/CWGC] or 58907 [British Jewry Book of Honour], Royal Defence Corps. Died in United Kingdom 13 October 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Stepney. Resident 32 Harrington Square, London, N.W. Plot P. Row 7. Grave 8.
FELPERIN
H Michael
Boy (Air Mechanic) 157250, Boys' Training Wing (Cranwell), Royal Air Force., Died in Lincoln County Hospital 20 February 1919. Aged 17. Born 3 March 1901 in Ilford, Essex. Son of David and Alice Felperin. Resident 132, Chatsworth Road, Lower Clapton, London, N.E. In the 1911 census he was aged 10, born Ilford, Essex, resident with his siblings and his parents, Alice and Davis Felperin, at 21 West St Hackney, London, S.E. In the 1901 census he was newly born in Ilford, Essex, son of Alice and Davis Felperin, resident 1, Reads Place, Ilford, Romford, Essex. Before enlisting he was a Sewing Machine Mechanic. Attested 22 November 1917, aged 16. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 31 inches, dark hair, blue-grey eyes, sallow complexion. Plot P. Row 6. Grave 1.
FINSTEN
Sidney
[Listed as FINSTON on SDGW and FINSTEIN in British Jewry Book of Honour, 1914-1920] Private 66571, Depot, Worcestershire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 30 October 1918. Aged 28. Born London, enlisted Birmingham, resident Tottenham. Son of Samuel and Sarah Finsten, of 15, Lealand Rd., South Tottenham. Plot N. Row 51. Grave 12.
FLAUM
Sidney
Rifleman 576884, 17th (Poplar and Stepney Rifles) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in Unitd Kingdom 29 March 1918. Aged 18. Born Mile End, enlisted Whitehall. Son of Maurice A. and Phoebe Flaum, of 47, Cleveland St., Mile End, London. Plot P. Row 5. Grave 21.
FREEMAN
David
Airman 3rd Class 55241, Royal Flying Corps. Died 29 May 1917. Aged 37. Son of Jacob and Rachel Freeman; husband of Louise Freeman, of 22, Clifton Buildings, Camlet St., Shoreditch, London. Born in Poland. Resident 154, Nathaniel Buildings, London, E.1. Plot P. Row 1. Grave 17.
FRIEDLANDER
Harry
Private 23202, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 14 July 1916. Aged 20. Born St. George's, London, enlisted London. Son of Margaret Friedlander, of 86, Imperial Avenue, Stoke Newington, London, N.E., and the late Abraham Friedlander. Plot M. Row 20. Grave 29.
GELLER
Harry
Corporal 4209, 28th Training Depot Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died at Southern General Hospital, Oxford, of influenza and pneumonia 5 November 1918. Tailor by trade. Born 1895 in Soho, Middlesex. Attested 22 March 1915, aged 20. Son of Nathan Geller, of 69 Chesom Road, Fulham. Height 5 feet 9½ inches, chest 34½ inches, dark brown hair, light brown eyes, fair complexion. Plot P. Row 8. Grave 13.
GOLDRING
Magnus
Rifleman 205498, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 8 March 1918. Death registered in the Paddington Registration District, London, aged 50. Grave 350.
GREENLAND
Kate
Died 28 January 1918. Grave 171.
HANKIN
Abraham
Son of Jacob. Died 28 January 1918. Grave 168.
ISAACS
George Jessel
Corporal 2939, 6th (City of London Rfiles) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 25 March 1916. Aged 25. Served as JESSEL. Born City of London, enlisted London, resident London N. Son of Harry and Maria Isaacs, of 19, Pyrland Rd., Canonbury, London. Plot O. Row 1. Grave 43.
ISAACS
John
Private M/302200, 615th M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza and pneumonia 22 February 1919 in Fermoy Military Hospital. Aged 31. Admitted to hospital 17 February 1919 with influenza which developed into pneumonia 20 February 1919. Born Stepney, Middlesex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaacs, of 24, Old Castle St., Aldgate; husband of Elizabeth Davis (formerly Isaacs), of 85, Abingdon Buildings, Cabest Avenue, Shoreditch, London. Attested 21 March 1917 at Straford, London E., resident 29 Fenter Street, Whitechapel, aged 29 years 4 months, occupation Motor Bus Driver, husband of Elizabeth Isaacs (nee Less), married 18 June 1911 at East London Synagogue, two children.Height 5 feet 7 inches, weight 157 lbs, chest 38 inches. Joined 804 M.T. Company, Army Service Corps at Darlington 12 April 1917, posted to 615 M.T. Company, Army Service Corps 19 April 1918 in Dublin. Plot P. Row 8. Grave 39.
KADISHEWITZ
Isidore
Private J/8305, 38th/40th (Jewish) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 8 November 1918. Born Russia, enlisted New York City. Resident 20, Second Avenue, New York, USA. Plot N. Row 53. Grave 14.
KAMANOVITZ
Isaac
Died 28 January 1918. Born 1862. In the 1911 census he was aged 50, born Russia/Poland, a Tailor Coat Hand. married to Milly with five children, resident 82 Jubilee Street, Stepney, Mile End Old Town, London. Grave 155.
LATSKY
Walter J
Private M2/227107, M.T. Depot (Norwood), Royal Army Service Corps. Died 13 November 1918. Resident 17, Princelet Street, London, E.1. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, son of Barnett Lastsky, born Whitechapel, London, resident 16 Abington Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Plot G. Row 2. Grave 3.
LAZARUS
Lewis
Gunner 102315, 52nd Anti Aircraft Company, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of influenza and bronchial pneumonia 15 December 1918 in Military Hospital Parkhurst, Isle of Wight. Aged 28. Resident 5, Wolverton Gardens, London, W. Attested 10 December 1915 at New Court, St Swithin's, London. aged 26, resident 4 Ashley Road, Croydon, Surrey, occupation commercial traveller, married Esther Freeman 10 June 1914 at West Ham Synagogue, Forest Gate, London E. one daughter, wife emigrated to Australia. Son of Emily Lazarus, of 28 Colinton Road, Goodmayes, Sussex. Plot L. Row 18. Grave 4.
LEVESON
Israel aka Jack
[Listed as Jack on SDGW] Gunner 102283, Anti-Aircraft Depot, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in United Kingdom at City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Newcastle-on-Tyne 16 April 1917. Born 4 September 1887 in Spitalfields, Middlesex, enlisted and resident Brighton. Attested 11 December 1915 at Fort Burgoyne, Dover, aged 23 years 8 months, married Mabel Florence Hayes 20 October 1914 in Brighton, one daughter. Resident 9 North Place, Brighton. Occupation Tailor. Son of David and Annie Leveson, of 164 Goldhurst Terrace, Hampstead, London. Plot N. Row 47. Grave 22.
LEVY
Emile Harry
Corporal (Clerk) 244851, R.O.D. Station (Shetland), Royal Air Force. Died of wounds 13 February 1919. Born 4 September 1887 in London, Middlesex. Occupation Fish Caterer. Attested 1 January 1918. Husband of Polly Levy, of 98 Commercial Street, London, E.1. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, chest 38 inches, black hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion. Plot P. Row 9. Grave 22.
LEVY
Morris
Private 147125, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 24 November 1918. Aged 20. Resident 106, Bridge Street, London E. Plot L. Row 7. Grave 1.
LIGHTSTONE
Simon
Air Mechanic 2nd Class F/15791, H.M.S. President II, Royal Naval Air Service. Accidentally killed at landing of an airship 20 July 1917. Born 27 November 1897 in Spitalfields, London. Prior to enlisting he was a warehouseman. Enlisted 6 June 1916 for the duration of the hostilities. Heoght 5 feet 4¾ inches, chest 36 inches, brown hair, brown eyes, dark complexion. Initially based at Crystall Palace then from 10 October 1916 at Cranwell. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born London, Middlesex, at school, son of Rachel (a widow), resident 31 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London, E. In the 1901 census he was aged 3. born Spitalfields, Middlesex, son of Isaac and Rachel, resident 31, Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, Whitechapel, London. Plot L. Row 8. Grave 6.
MARKS
David
Died 13 June 1917. Grave 653.

Possible details. Aged 16. In the 1911 census he was aged 10, at school, born Stepney, London, resident with his parents Ezekiel and Sarah, at 52 Stepney Green Dwellings, Mile End Old Town, London.

MARKS
L
Private J/3912, 42nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 5 July 1918. Plot M. Row 17. Grave 6.
MOSS
Bessie
Daughter of Joseph. Died 13 June 1917. Grave 660.
MOSS
Cissie
Daughter of Joseph. Died 13 June 1917. Grave 659.
MOSS
Esther
Daughter of Joseph. Died 13 June 1917. Grave 658.
MOSS
Ettie
Daughter of Joseph. Died 13 June 1917. Grave 657.
MOSS
Rebecca
Died 13 June 1917. Grave 656.
MUNRO
Edith Hilda
Nurse, Voluntary Aid Detachment, Royal Albert Hospital, Silvertown. Died 12 December 1916. Aged 23. Resident 11 Russel Gardens, Hendon, London, N.W. In the 1911 census she was aged 17, a spinster at home, born Bow, London, daughter of John and Leah, resident 24 Meynell Crescent, South Hackney, St John at Hackney, London. Plot M. Row 24. Grave 35.
NISSENBLATT
Joseph
Private 4598, 4th (Royal Fusiliers) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 11 June 1916. Aged 28. Served as NISSEN. Born Stepney, enlisted Shaftesbury Street, London N., resident Stratford. Plot O. Row 4. Grave 13.
PEARLBERG
Nathan
Aircraftman 1st Class 129600, Air Construction Station (Norfolk), Royal Air Force. Died of pneumonia in New End Military Hospital, Hampstead, 18 January 1919. Aged 34. Occupation prior to enlistment Tailor. Attested 1 January 1918, aged 33, drafted to Royal Flying Corps 11 February 1918 then Royal Air Force 1 April 1918. Born in Russia. Husband of Mrs S Pearlberg, of 55 Lucas Street, Commercial Road, London. Height 4 feet 10 inches, chest 27 inches. Plot M. Row 19. Grave 3.
PYKE
Benita Georgiana
Died 7 March 1918. In the 1911 census she was aged 49, born London, W.C., wife of Heped, resident 44 Kings Gardens, West End Lane, Kilburn, Hampstead, London, N.W. In the 1901 census she was married to Alfred Pyke, aged 39, born Marrylebone, Middlesex, resident 48, Carlton Hill, St Marylebone, Marylebone, London. [The husband's forename changes between census and could be due to transcription error] Grave 341.

Extract from Probate Calendars of England & Wales 1858-1959, 1918:

PYKE Benita Georgiana of 121 Canfield-gardens West Hampstead Middlesex widow died 9 March 1918 at St. Mary's Hospital Praed-street Paddington Middlesexd Probate London 29 August to Eustace Almosnino Lindo stockbroker and Walter Henry Marks manufacturer.
Effects £4997 12s. 3d.

ROSENBAUM
Fritz
Soldat, German Army. Died 22 November 1917. Plot L. Row 3. Grave 2.
ROSENBERG
Philip
Gunner 139942, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 14 September 1917. Aged 22. Served as ROSE. Born Shoreditch, London N.E., resident London E.C. Son of David and Rebecca Rosenberg. Born in London. Plot L. Row 16. Grave 6.
SACKS
Rachel
Died 28 January 1918. Grave 165.
SELITSKY
Lewis
Son of the late Marks. Died 28 January 1918. Grave 172.
SHERMAN
Abe
Lance Corporal 5198, 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 31 May 1917. Aged 27. Son of Bella Sherman, of 27A, Sherwell St., Johannesburg, Transvaal, and the late Isidore Sherman. Born at Cape Town. Plot P. Row 1. Grave 23.
SIMONS
Alfred Samuel
Flight Sergeant 24429, 44th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 8 November 1918. Aged 33. Attested 2 March 1916 for the duration of the war, aged 30. Occupation Clerk. Son of Alexander and Amelia Simons, of 73, Cassland Rd., Hackney, London. Height 5 feet 7¾ inches, chest 36 inches. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, a clerk, born Bethnal Green, London, resident with his parents, Alexander and Amelia, at 73 Cassland Road, Homerton, St John at Hackney, London. Grave G. 8. 3.
SMOLINSKI
Jack
Rifleman 593546, 18th (London Irish Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 19 September 1917. Served as NATHAN. Born Spitalfields, enlisted Bethnal Green, resident Shoreditch. Plot L. Row 21. Grave 6.
STANTON
Bernard Frederick
Private 3009, Pay Office (Woolwich), Army Pay Corps. Died in United Kingdom 28 August 1915. Born Kentish Town, Middlesex, enlisted London. Plot L. Row 24. Grave 27.
STECKLYN
Woolf
Private 91371, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 14 June 1917. Aged 23. Son of Nathan and Annie Stecklyn. Called up for service 13 December 1916, posted to "T" Company, R.A.M.C. 14 January 1917, discharged being no longer fit for War Service 14 March 1917 at Aldershot, aged 23 years 7 months, height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 34 inches, fair complexion, grey eyes, fair hair, occupation warehouseman. Born 1893 in Russia, resident 7 Gore Road, South Hackney, London, N.E.. Plot P. Row 1. Grave 40.
VANDERMOLEN
Samuel
Private 42618, 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died 2 January 1919. Aged 20. Son of Millie Vandermolen, of 56 Cressy House, Hannible Road, Stepney Green, London, E. Discharged 10 November 1918. Wounded 12 April 1918 with gunshot wound to the back and scrotum and factures of both bones in right leg. Plot O. Row 6. Grave 4.
VINER
David
Private 432016, 49th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died 7 July 1916. Aged 29. Born 11 March 1887. Son of Samuel and Leah Viner, of 71, Rodney Rd., Walworth. Occupation Clerk. Unmarried when attesting 4 January 1915 at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, aged 27, height 5 feet 6 inches, chest 37 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, religious denomination Jewish. Plot M. Row 20. Grave 17. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9958 - 15
WOLFE
Harry
Rifleman 6647, 1st/8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 3 October 1916. Aged 38. Enlisted York, resident Leeds. Son of Mr and Mrs Wolfe, of 34, Stamford St., North St. Leeds. Plot N. Row 43. Grave 17.
WOLFE
Victor
Private 199, (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 13 December 1915. Born Cape Colony, South Africa, enlisted Chelsea, London S.W. Plot M. Row 15. Grave 34.
WOLSKY
Sarah
Died 13 June 1917, death registered in the Whitechapel Registration District, London. Grave 655.
ZIEGELMAN
Samuel
Private 423346, 2/10th (Hackney) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 4 August 1917. Enlisted Stratford, resident Hackney. When he enlisted he was resident 32, King Edward Street, London, N.E. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Whitechapel, unmarried, a Wood Turner, son of Jane and Samuel, resident 141 Goldsmith Row, Shoreditch, London. Plot L. Row 24. Grave 8.
ZISKIND
Harry
[Spelt ZYSKIND on SDGW] Private 48711, 14th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 4 November 1918. Born and resident Stepney, enlisted Maidstone, Kent. In the 1911 census he was aged 33, a baorder, living picture operator, born Russia, resident 4 Drum Yard, Whitechapel, London, E. Plot P. Row 8. Grave 19.

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