Eleazer Freedman

1893 Nov 4 or 7 or 21. Born Hackney .

1901 census I cannot find him in either census as Eleazer Freedman.. Given that it was Sampson Freedman who inquired when Eleazer was a POW, and Sampson was living in Gwendwr St Fulham. This could be our man as Laurence at Charleville Rd, Fulham. Dalston is an area of East London, in the London Borough of Hackney. It is four miles (six kilometres) northeast of Charing Cross. The burial confirms

1911 census

1917 Sep 20. From Officer Cadet unit to be temp 2nd Lt. Herts Regt. Eleazer Freedman.

1917 Nov 30 Landed in France

1917 Dec 6. War Diary 1st Herts. Bn moved to EECKE, entraining at YPRES and detraining at GODWAERSVELDE. The following Officers joined the Bn for duty; ...E. Freedman [Eleazer FREEDMAN],

1918 Mar 22. Taken POW

1918 Dec 14. Repatriated from POW

1920 Aug 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 343. Posted to C Coy

1921 Jul 6 to 9 on Leave

1921 Jul 29 to Aug 26 on Leave

1921 Aug 26. Struck off strength of ADRIC as "deserter"

1922 Oct/Dec . Married Florence Rose Hedges in Paddington

1939 Register at 160 Clapham Park Road, Clapham, Lambeth . He is a vacuum cleaner salesman living with wife Florence

1984 Dec 6. Died Eastbourne, Sussex. "Laurie" is what he appears to have been known as. (note Laurence in 1901 and 1911 census)


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