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LAZARUS, John Sidney

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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Date of Death
September 17, 1940
Place of Burial
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cemetery
Halifax Memorial
Age at Time of Death
27
Rank
Second Radio Officer
Unit
Canadian Merchant Navy, S.S. City of Benares (Glasgow, Scotland)
Notes
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lazarus, of Montreal, Quebec. His ship was sunk on Sept. 17, 1940 by a Germany U-boat.
Subjects
World War II
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Date of Death
January 22, 1946
Place of Burial
Montreal, Que.
Cemetery
Montreal (Baron de Hirsch) Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
36
Enlistment No.
D/24033
Rank
Corporal
Unit
The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Notes
Son of Morris and Bessie Levine, of Ste. Agathe des Monts; husband of Anne Levine, of Montreal. (Source: The Canadian Virtual War Memorial)
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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STARR (STAR), Joseph

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Date of Death
June 13, 1944
Place of Burial
Nottinghamshire,United Kingdom
Cemetery
Nottingham (Wilford Hill) Jewish Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
29
Enlistment No.
53473
Rank
Flying Officer
Unit
Royal Air Force
Notes
Son of Max and Bertha Star, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada; husband of Irene Ellen Star. Photo courtesy of Sinead Victory. (Source: The Canadian Virtual War Memorial)
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World War II
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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Date of Birth
October 15, 1897
Date of Death
September 27, 1918
Place of Burial
Pas de Calais, France
Cemetery
Queant Communal Cemetery British Extension
Age at Time of Death
20
Enlistment No.
2448473
Rank
Private
Unit
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment), 1st Bn.
Notes
Joseph Kazer was born in Warsaw, Russian Federation, the son of Max and Esther Kazer, with whom he immigrated to Chicago, in the United States. He enlisted in Windsor, Ontario. He has a Star of David on his tombstone (Photo by Judith Kazer Lamet).
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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AARON, Elmer Oscar

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Date of Death
May 07, 1944
Place of Burial
Loiret, France
Cemetery
Orleans Main Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
23
Enlistment No.
J- 25067
Rank
Flying Officer
Unit
Royal Canadian Air Force
Notes
Flying Officer Elmer Aaron was from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the RCAF in Montreal in March 1942 and received his commission as a flying officer in October 1943 (in England). Flying Officer Aaron had completed 14 missions and had been forced to bail out of his ships twice before his last flight. He was participating in a raid on Tours in France and was about fifteen miles from his objective when his squadron was caught in a concentration of anti-aircraft fire. Four planes were seen to burst into flames, and it was later announced that nine craft of this squadron had failed to return. (Canadian Jews in World War II)
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World War II
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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ABELSON, Charles Robert

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Date of Birth
1920
Date of Death
October 14, 1942
Place of Burial
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cemetery
Halifax Memorial
Age at Time of Death
24
Enlistment No.
D-124550
Rank
Private
Unit
Canadian Army Dental Corps
Notes
Private Charles Abelson of Montreal, Quebec, was presumed to have died on October 14, 1942, according to an official announcement. He was aboard the S.S. Caribou, which was torpedoed and sank in Cabot Strait. He happened to be aboard the ill-fated ship because he had overstayed his leave and missed the transport on which he had been scheduled to sail. Private Abelson joined the army in Montreal on May 6, 1940.
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World War II
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABELSON, Lawrence Balfour

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Date of Birth
June 29, 1922
Date of Death
November 15, 1943
Place of Burial
Cheshire, England
Cemetery
Chester (Blacon) Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
21
Enlistment No.
J-9152
Rank
Flying Officer
Unit
Royal Canadian Air Force
Notes
Flying Officer Lawrence Abelson of Ottawa, Ontario, was killed during a training flight (R.C.A.F. Casualty List No. A-730). He was awarded his Operation Wing posthumously. Flying Officer “Duke” Abelson enlisted in the Air Force on November 6, 1940, and trained at Victoriaville, Quebec, and Regina, Saskatchewan, before graduating as Observer from Mossbank, Saskatchewan, where he was awarded a gold R.C.A.F. disc for leading his class. He was stationed at Rivers, Manitoba, when he was commissioned. After serving as an instructor at Chatham, New Brunswick, and Mountain View, Ontario, Flying Officer Abelson proceeded overseas in the fall of 1942. Before being attached to the No. 418 R.C.A.F. (City of Edmonton) Mosquito Squadron, he took a wireless course in England. Honours and awards: Defence Medal; CVSM & Clasp; War Medal 1939-45; Aircrew Europe Star. (From “There I Was ... A Collection of Reminiscences by Members of the Ottawa Jewish Community Who Served in World War II,” published by the Ottawa Post Jewish War Veterans and the Ottawa Jewish Historical Society.)
Subjects
World War II
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABENDANA, Eric Montague

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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Date of Death
October 16, 1918
Place of Burial
Pas de Calais, France
Cemetery
Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
Age at Time of Death
26
Rank
Lieutenant
Unit
2nd Canadian Engineers
Notes
Lieutenant Eric Abendana of Port Antonio, Jamaica, was appointed to the Canadian Engineers in 1916 and went overseas with the 4th Divisional Engineers the following June. In England he was seconded for duty under the War Office in charge of the construction of aerodromes. On rejoining the Engineers, 14th Field Company, he went to France in the spring of 1918 and was transferred to the 2nd Battalion, C.E., in July. Three months later he died of pleurisy at No. 4 Casualty Clearing Station. (Source: Veterans Affairs Canada web site)
Subjects
World War I
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABRAHAMSON, Charles Oscar

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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
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Date of Birth
May 21, 1897
Date of Death
March 03, 1917
Place of Burial
Pas de Calais, France
Cemetery
Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi
Age at Time of Death
23
Enlistment No.
443201
Rank
Lance Corporal
Unit
54th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Notes
Lance Corporal Charles Abrahamson was from Revelstoke, British Columbia. (British Jewry Book of Honour WWI written by Rabbi Dr. H. Abramowitz, Senior Chaplain to the British Forces)
Subjects
World War I
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABRAMS, Hyman David

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Date of Birth
1916
Date of Death
August 03, 1941
Place of Burial
Devon, England
Cemetery
Exeter Jewish Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
24
Enlistment No.
J-5089
Rank
Pilot Officer
Unit
Royal Canadian Air Force
Notes
Pilot Officer Hyman Abrams, R.C.A.F., of Montreal, was killed in a flying accident overseas on August 3, 1941, according to an official report. He had been in England only six weeks when he met his death. He enlisted in the R.C.A.F. in July 1940 and was given a commission as observer after graduating from Rivers, Manitoba, in May 1941. He went overseas the following month, one of the first members of the R.C.A.F. to cross the Atlantic aboard a bomber. A brother, William Abrams, was the first executive secretary of the War Efforts Committee of Canadian Jewish Congress.
Subjects
World War II
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Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
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CJC0001
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