ABRAHAMOWICZ, Richard George

Served as : 
ARLEN, Richard George
Known as: 
also seen as ABRAMOVICZ
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
10 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Sussex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6436363
Born: 
Thursday, January 4, 1923
Died : 
Wednesday, June 7, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Abrahamowicz alia Arlen
Richard Abrahamowicz was of the Jewish faith and served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop,  of the inter allied commando under the alias of Richard Arlen. Reported missing 7 June 1944 later presumed killed in action on or shortly after that date. He was last seen assaulting an enemy machine gun position during operations with 45RM Commando at Franceville Plage, Normandy. He has no known grave
Son of Salmon and Berthe Abrahamowicz.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/101 and WO417/102.
10 Commando, author Ian Dear.
Jewish Virtual Library.
[Image] Photo in No.10 Cdo 3Tp Gallery titled 'Shelley, Arlen, Saunders, Stewart, W. Hepworth" from the collection of Peter Andrew Carson (birth name Peter Andreas Carlebach) of 3 troop.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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