Francis Montague Mazin

Navigator, 35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron
Service number 1600686
Died 22 June 1943
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Age 22


Francis (Frank) was the son of Jacob and Fannie née Templehoff of Hendon, London. Francis’s father Jacob was born in Minsk and became a naturalised British subject in 1903.

Jacob’s father Raphael opened a well known book and music shop in 1899 which existed until 1970.

Francis had three older sisters, Irene who married Mark Grenly, Edna who married Benjamin Cowan and Stella who married Michael Walden.

In 1939, the family were living in Finchley and Frank’s father is listed as a shoe manufacturer.

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