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Corporal Jack (Jacob) Pezaro was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1897, in Mile End, the son of Isaac, who was working as a packer in 1911, and Simmy Pezaro (née Davis), both of London. At the time of the 1911 census, the Pezaro family were residing at 74 Stepney Green Dwellings.

Pezaro died on 8 October 1916, during the Somme Offensive, while serving with the 11th (Service) Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) on the Western Front. He had enlisted on the outbreak of war in August 1914, at which point he was employed as a lift attendant.[1]

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Thiepval Memorial.

NotesEdit

  1. Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Pezaro, Jack, cwgc.org. Retrieved 4 April 2013.

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