Maurice Joseph

Aircraftman 1st Class
Service number 1253033
Died 5 Jul 1941
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Age 28

Maurice was born 29 October 1912. Research is continuing for details on his family. The 1939 Register states that he is living at 35 Brooke Road, Willesden and working as a Government laboratory head transport driver. His probate states that his address is 35 Brooke Road and his estate is left to Cecil Reuben Vincent an army private. Cecil was himself killed in 1944.

Maurice drowned on the ship SS Anselm when it was torpedoed north of the Azores on 5 July 1941. He was travelling to join the North Africa Campaign. Three other Jews who are commemorated on the website were also killed, Gerald Michaelson, Nathan Daren and Jack Segar.

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