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Serjeant Philip Adler, MM was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1894, in St George in the East, the son of Polish-born woolen merchant Isaac and Caroline Adler (née Boam), of Whitechapel. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Adler was assisting in his father's business while living with his family at 38 Farleigh Road.

Adler died on 17 February 1917, durng the "Actions of Miraumont", while serving with the 11th (Service) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) on the Western Front. He had been awarded the Military Medal in January and first arrived in France in August 1915.[1][2]

He is buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt.

NotesEdit

  1. The London Gazette (29893), p. 343, 5 January 1917. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Adler, P, cwgc.org. Retrieved 16 October 2012.

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