Max Meir Gans-Schiller

Aircraftman 2nd Class, 42 Staging Post, Iraq
Service number 769434
Death 18 May 1944
Buried Basra War Cemetery
Age 19

Headstone Inscription
‘BURIED AT THE TIME IN BASRA JEWISH CEMETERY BUT WHOSE GRAVE IS NOW LOST “THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT”‘


Max was born 1 September 1924 in Linz, Austria the son of Camillo and Paula nee Schwager.

Max was based at 42 Staging Post in Iraq and it is thought by his family that he was killed when the base came under an air attack.

Copyright Danny Gershoni
Copyright Danny Gershoni