Niš, Serbia

Ниш, Србиjа

Nisch [German], Niş [Turkish], Naissos [Greek]

Lat: 43° 19´ N, Long: 21° 54´ E

Jewish Soldiers
Balkan Wars and WWI
1912 – 1918

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Serbian Jews, like Jews in every country they have lived in, answered the call to defend their country.
The monument and soldiers shown below honor the Jews of Niš who gave their lives in defense of Serbia.

World War One Prisoners of War who came from Niš can be found on the following Register.
One of the POWs was Leon Pinkas who apparently died in January 1917 and is buried in
the Aschach-Deinheim Camp cemetery.

Niš, Serbia
Jewish Soldiers

Niš, Serbia
Jewish Soldiers

Abraham Nissim

Asher Levi
1876 – 14 July 1914

Avram Pelosof
1882 – 25 Oct 1914

Danilo Mevorach
18 Jan 1878 – 1 March 1915

Gerson Mevorach
19 Mar 1868 – 16 Oct 1917

Josif Benvenisti
1871 – 1918

Benjamin Rafael
1875 – 1918

Mosa Ruso
1886 – 1918

Mordechai Bora

killed: 1917

Rafael Avramović

Nisim Solomon Pilosof

Menachem Mika

killed: 1914
(Nahum Gedalia's

Avraham Rachamim

Source: Do Konacnog Resenja, Jevreji u Srbiji by Zeni Lebl

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