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Rifleman Louis Kleps (or Klebs) was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1882, in St George's, the son of Russian-born parents Abraham and Leah Kleps. At the time of the 1911 Census, Kleps was working as a tailor machine while living with his wife, Sarah Orinsky, of Russia, and three children at 118 Morgan Houses, Hessel Street.

Aged 35, Kleps died on 27 November 1917, during the Battle of Cambrai, while serving with the 12th (Service) Battalion, The Prince Consort's Own (Rifle Brigade).

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Kleps, Louis, cwgc.org. Retrieved 11 August 2013.

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