Goldston, Lionel Emanuel


War Service:
Rifleman 2130 LIONEL EMANUEL GOLDSTON, 21st Battalion the London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) died on 30 May 1915, aged 19.
He joined the Surrey Rifles on 7 August 1914 and went to France in March 1915. He fought with them at Festubert.

He is buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy Section I, Row H, Grave 8.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the memorial at the South East London Synagogue New Cross.

He was born on 29 September 1895, the second son of the Rev. Nehemiah and Floretta Goldston, of 2 Pepys Rd., New Cross. His father had been minister of the SE London Synagogue for 26 years. He was educated at Mantle Road secondary school and before the war was employed at the Societe General Bank in Regents Street.

CWGC; de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

Press The Kentish Mercury 18 June 1915 carried an obituary
Brockley News and West Kent Argus, 11 June 1915

Contributed By: Andy Pepper and Rosemary Wenzerul cousin.

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