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Current record for: Maurice Bernstein
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Maurice Bernstein
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 12/11/1940
Age 20

Cause of Death Bomb explosion

Cemetery or memorial Blackley Jewish Cemetery
Grave or panel reference Block E. Row 381. Grave 5804.

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World War 2
Air raids on Tuesday 12th November 1940

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Joseph Bernstein, Father
  • Betsy Bernstein, Mother
  • N A F Young, Friend
    54, Mountview Court, N8
Military Information Military Information

Rank Aircraftman 2nd class
Service Number 1056202
Unit 907 Balloon Squadron
Regiment RAF (Auxiliary Air Force)
Service Air
Enlisted in Not Known
Media File(s) Media file(s)



LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident