Samuel Block

Air Gunner, 83 Squadron
Service number 1378566
Died 25 March 1942
Buried East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery
Age 33

Headstone Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF A DARLING HUSBAND AND FATHER AND A DEVOTED SON


Biography

Samuel was the son of Joseph and Hetty née Pearl who originated from Poland. Husband of Blanche née Green. Father of Ruth and David.

Samuel was one of three brothers who served in the RAF, his younger brothers Philip and David were pilots. Sadly, David was also killed serving in 49 Squadron in May 1942.

Samuel’s father was a furrier and the family lived in Hackney.

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Samuel with his wife Blanche and children Ruth and David in 1941

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