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12086 Lance Corporal Harold Levy


Devonshire Regiment

1st July 1916 


Born in Wood Green, London in 1898.

His parents were Joseph Levy(1866- 1946) and

Elsie Taylor (1870-1940).

They were married in 1893.

Harold had 2 brothers; Herbert(1894-1963) and

Bernard Charlton(09/01/1904-1977). He also had a sister Miriam Polly(10/08/1895-15/02/1962).

In the 1901 census,the family are recorded as living at

2 Avenue Road Tottenham,London. Joseph was employed as a commercial traveller selling ironware.

Harold enlisted in London and his date of disembarkation into France was on 27/07/1915.

He was killed in action  on 01/07/1916.

He was awarded the 1914-1915 Star,

the 1914-1918 British War and Allied Victory medals.

At the time of his death,the family were living at

1 Gwycliffe Cottages,Oakleigh Road,Whetstone,London.  

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