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Private Reuben Gershman was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1895, at Sheffield, Yorkshire, the son of Russian-born parents Isaac, a cabinet maker, and Deborah Gershman. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Gershman was working as a tailor while living with his family at 66 Fitzwilliam Street.

Gershman died on 20 July 1918, during Germany's Spring Offensive on the Western Front, while serving with the 5th Battalion, The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He is buried in Chambrecy British Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Gershman, R, cwgc.org. Retrieved 27 August 2013.

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