Maurice Kleinhorn

Air Gunner, 83 Squadron
Service number 965184
Died 17 April 1943
Buried Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic
Age 22

Headstone Inscription
DEARLY BELOVED SON MAURICE TAKEN FROM OUR HOME NEVER FROM OUR HEARTS. MUM, DAD, DAVID


Biography

Maurice was the son of Solomon and Bertha née Rosenfield of Liverpool, Lancashire.

Maurice’s father Solomon was born in Poland and arrived in England in 1900. Aged fifteen he was sent to Reform school for stealing a plane and on his release aged nineteen he joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers under the false name of Sam Davies. He was wounded in Gallipoli and France.

He married Bertha in 1919 in Liverpool and they had two sons, Maurice and David.

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