Lance Corporal HANS ARENSTEIN (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames HANS
Surname ARENSTEIN (photo added)
Initials H
Alias ANDREWS, HARRY
Place of Birth ERFURT, THURINGIA, GERMANY
Date of Birth Saturday, 18 February 1922
Date of Death Friday, 11 August 1944
Age 22
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 6436352
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Sussex Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 10 Commando
Regiment/Unit attached to 10 Commando
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IA. M. 4.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SERVED AS HARRY ANDREWS. SON OF MAX AND GERTRUDE ARENSTEIN, OF SAO PAULO, BRAZIL.

Additional Information

 

 

HANS RICHARD ARENSTEIN was born in Germany. a German Jew, his family moved to the United Kingdom where he became a British national and joined the British Army. To protect him, in the event of him being taken prisoner by the German forces, he served under the pseudonym HARRY ANDREWS.

 

 

Lance Corporal HANS ARENSTEIN (HARRY ANDREWS), undated.

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additonal information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Joao Eduardo A. Aresnstein, nephew of Lance Corporal HANS ARENSTEIN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Joao Eduardo A. Aresnstein, nephew of Lance Corporal HANS ARENSTEIN.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto.   
Additional information provided by: Joao Eduardo A. Aresnstein, nephew of Lance Corporal HANS ARENSTEIN and Carl Shilleto.

 

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