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Marcus Segal

Second Lieutenant Marcus Segal was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1897, in Newcastle, the son of Russian-born jeweller Solomon and Esther Segal (née Rosenberg), of Hull. At the time of the 1911 census, the Segal family were resident at 4 Mowbray Road, Brondesbury.

Segal died on 19 June 1917, killed by a shell, while on the frontline in the Arras area with the 13th (Service) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment).[1] He had arrived on the Western Front in August 1916. Segal formerly belonged to the 20th London Regiment, as an other rank, and had been commissioned into the King's Regiment on 28 October 1915.[2]

He is buried in Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras.

NotesEdit

  1. Wyrall, Everard (1935/2002), The History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-19, Naval and Military Press, p. 426.
  2. Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Segal, Marcus, cwgc.org. Retrieved 10 December 2012.

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