Morris Ernest Balkin

Air Bomber, 50 Squadron
Service number 969301
Died 18 June 1941
Buried Glasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish Cemetery
Age 20


Morris was the son of Archibald and Minnie née Barlowitz of Glasgow, Scotland.

Morris’s father Archibald was born in Kovno, Lithuania, emigrated to Glasgow and became a naturalised British citizen in 1916. In 1917, Archibald enlisted in the 9 Russian Labour Corps and served until Dec 1918.

After the war he married Minnie who also originated from Kovno. They had two children, Morris and Fanny Sadie (Sandra). Sandra married Cyril Arkush in 1946 and they had two daughters.

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