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

He was born in 1887, at Sunderland, the son of German parents Morris, a slipper maker by trade, and Rose Lippmann. At the time of the 1911 census, Lippman was stationed in Rangoon, Burma, with the 1st Battalion, The Border Regiment.

Lippmann died on 23 April 1917, during the Arras Offensive, while serving with the 7th (Service) Battalion, The Border Regiment on the Western Front. He had previously fought in the Gallipoli Campaign.

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Lippman, Simon, cwgc.org. Retrieved 13 November 2012.

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