David BLOCK1926 - 1987 (60 years)
Name David BLOCK Born 6 May 1926 Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Gender Male Religion Jewish Died 20 Mar 1987 Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Buried 23 Mar 1987 Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Notes
Name: David Block
Last Residence: 11224 Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Born: 6 May 1926
Died: Mar 1987
Dog tags from World War II:
FURLOUGH NOTICE dated 31 August 1945:
Name: Block, David
Serial No. 42183440
Organization and Station: Co. I, 30th Inf.
Address while on Furlough: Great Britain-7th Army Quota
Special Orders Memo:
7712 EUROPEAN THEATER INTELLIGENCE SCHOOL
UNITED STATES FORCES, EUROPEAN THEATER
SPECIAL ORDERS, NO. 7
8 January 1947
1. The following named O’s and EM are reld fr atchd Student Co and retnd to units indicated. WP fr this _______ o/a 9 January 1947. NO PER DIEM atzd.
[approximately 35 names listed, including:]
T/5 David Block 42183440, 53rd Con Sq, 6th Con Regt, APO 162, Schwabach, Germany
Tvl by rail a/o GMT atzd. Tvl directed herein is in accordance with Cir 41, Hq USFET, 29 Mar 46 and Cir 149, Hq TUSA, 14 Nov 46. TCNT.TDN 701-1 P
432-02 S 115-999 A 2170425-G
BY ORDER OF COLONEL RAYMOND
5 ea Individual concerned
2 ea Unit
1 AC of S, G-2, USFET
1 USAFE, APO 633
1 TUSA, APO 403
1 970th CIC APO 757
World War II Army Enlistment Record from the Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946:
Army Serial Number: 42183440
Name: Block David
Residence: State: New York
Residence: County: Kings
Place of Enlistment: Attica, Indiana
Date of Enlistment Year: 45
Source of Army Personnel: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC
Year of Birth: 26
Person ID I3 Lowell&Block Last Modified 5 Feb 2017
Father Ische Leib or Isidore BLOCK, b. 10 Jul 1893, Asvieja, Viciebskaja, Belarus , d. 19 Apr 1966, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA (Age 72 years) Mother Chava or Eva FISHMAN, b. Abt 1894, Minsk, Belarus , d. 12 Nov 1957, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA (Age ~ 63 years) Married Aft 1920 Photos Block, Isidore and Eva. Block, Isidore. Family Portrait.
L. to R.: George Block; Shirley Block (wife of George); Isidore Block; David Block; Eva Block (wife of Isidore); Marion Block (wife of David); Florence Block Kolb; Artie Kolb.
Block, Isidore and Eva Fishman. Wedding. Block, Isidore children.
L. to R.: George, Florence, and David Block.
Block, Isidore and wife, Eva, in Russian costumes. Block, Isidore and sons George and Dave Block. Block, Eva with husband Isidor Block and Isidor's sister, Mollie Pollack. Block, Isidore with wife, Eva, and daughter, Florence Block Kolb. Block, Isidore. Family.
L. to R.: George Block, holding daughter, Sandy; Isidore Block; Linda Block; Eva Block; Artie Kolb, holding daughter, Reesa; David Block, holding daughter, Dale.
Block, Isidore and Fishman, Eva. Wedding portrait. Family ID F3 Group Sheet
Family Miriam "Marion" HERSHKOWITZ Children + 1. Dale Corrie BLOCK, b. 19 Sep 1951, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA , d. 7 Mar 1981, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England (Age 29 years) 2. Mitchell Scott BLOCK 3. Charles Edward BLOCK Albums Living
(At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 Family ID F2 Group Sheet
Event Map Born - 6 May 1926 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Died - 20 Mar 1987 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Buried - 23 Mar 1987 - Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA = Link to Google Maps = Link to Google Earth
Photos Block, David with brother, George Block. Block, Isidore children.
L. to R.: George, Florence, and David Block.
Block, David. Block, David.
Dave and companion in Schwabach, Germany
Block, David and granddaughter, Ericka Clarke. Block, David and "his" tricycle. Block, David. On bicycle.
Block, David. At Coney Island Beach. Block, David.
in Germany during World War II, enjoying the company of his unit's mascot.
Documents Death. Block, David. Tribute Upon His Death.
Died 20 March 1987.
Death. Block, David. Death Certificate.
Died 20 March 1987.
Death. Block, David. Invoice for funeral and burial expenses.
From I. J. Morris Funeral Directors, Brooklyn, New York. Dated 22 March 1987.
Military. Block, David: Furlough
David Block's WWII Furlough to Great Britain
Military. Block, David: Identification Card
David Block's WWII Enlisted Man's Identification Card
Military. Block, David: Leave Pass
David Block's WWII Combined Leave Pass and Railway Ticket
Military. Block, David: Release from Intelligence School
David Block's WWII Release from Intelligence School, Jan. 8, 1947
Military. Block, David. Certificate for Completion of Rifleman Course.
Issued by the Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Blanding, Florida, at the Headquarters of the Replacement and School Command, Army Ground Forces. Training period: 23 October 1944 to 3 February 1945.
Military. Block, David. Certificate of military service. Military. Block, David. Certification of completion of Counter Intelligence course.
Issued by the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, on 9 January 1947.
Military. Block, David. Honorable Discharge as Private First Class, Company I, 30th Infantry and Transcript from Enlisted Record.
Issued by the Army of the United States in Kassel, Germany, on 24 October 1945.
Military. Block, David. Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces of the U.S.A.
Discharge granted to Sergeant David Block of the Regular Army on 25 Oct 1948. Includes Enlisted Record information.
Military. Block, David. Promotion to rank of Sergeant, Infantry.
Issued by the Army of the United States on 5 Aug 1948.
Military. Block, David. Promotion to rank of Staff Sergeant, Infantry.
Issued by the Army of the United States, 2 July 1948.
Military. Block, David. Separation Qualification Record. Army of the United States.
Date of Entry into Active Service: 25 Oct 1945
Date of Separation: 25 Oct 1948
Military. Block, David. World War II Diary. Transcription of Diary Entries. Military. Block, David. Silver Star Award Letter, WWII.
Awarded for gallantry in action, 6 July 1945. Presented to Pfc. David Block, Company "I" 30th Infantry, APO #3 by Colonel Lionel C. McGarr.
Military. Block, David. Immunization Register.
Immunization records and other medical data for 1944-1947.
Military. Block, David. Rettenmark obtained during WWII.
The Rettenmark was a currency issued on 15 October 1923 to stop the hyperinflation of 1922 and 1923 in Weimar Germany. The last rettenmark notes were valid until 1948.
Military. Block, David. Third Division Patch.
Shoulder sleeve insignia of the 3rd Infantry Division, a unit of the U.S. Army.
Military. Block, David. Rest Center Pass.
Received by David Block to visit the town of Nancy, France, 24-27 Jun 1945.
Military. Block, David. Soldier's Permanent Pass-Class A.
For Co. I, 60th Reg., 9th Inf. Div, Ft. Dix.
Military. Block, David. Pass and Ration Card for United Kingdom.
Permission granted to remain in the United Kingdom until 17 Oct 1945.
Military. Block, David. Temporary Pass to visit Baltimore, Maryland.
For 16-17 Feb. 1945 from Ft. Meade, Maryland.
Military. Block, David. Cigarette Ration Card.
For Ft. Meade from 22 Jan. 1945 to 21 Feb 1945.
Military. Block, David. Sweetheart Pin for Miriam Hershkowitz.
Presentation card includes a map of the route of the 30th Infantry in World War II.
Military. Block, David. World War II Diary. Scanned Pages.
Headstones Block, David
Histories Awards. Block, David. Award of thanks presented to David Block from the Association for Brooklyn Learning Disabled/Brain Injured Citizens.
Issued 4 June 1980.
Awards. Block, David. Membership award into the Telephone Pioneers of America. Education. Block, David. Certificate of Commendation for Completion of Course in Basic Electricity.
Issued by the New York Telephone Co. on 11 April 1962.
Education. Block, David. Certificate of Completion. Telephone Plant Craftsman.
Given at New York Telephone Co. on 21 July 1952.
Education. Block, David. Certificate of Management Training Course for Plant Foremen. The New York Telephone Company Plant Department.
Issued 8 April 1971.
Education. Block, David. Class Picture, Junior High School, January 1941.
David Block is in the 2nd row from the bottom, the third person in from the left.
Education. Block, David. Course Completion Certificate. Radio Technician Phase I.
Awarded November 23, 1949 by The Crescent School of Radio and Television, Inc.
Education. Block, David. High School Diploma.
Issued by the New York School of Printing for completion of the Vocational High School Course, 30 June 1944.
Education. Block, David. High School Graduation Program.
New York School of Printing, Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Class of June 1944.
Education. Block, David. Industrial High School Certificate.
David Block completed a two year industrial high school course in the New York School of Printing, part of The University of the State of New York. Earned 30 Jun 1944.
Education. Block, David. Invitation to his graduation exercises from the New York School of Printing.
Occurred on 22 June, 1944, in the Central High School of Needle Trades, Manhattan, New York City.
Education. Block, David. Report Cards from High School.
Issued throughout David Block's years in high school. From left to right: 1) For term beginning 8 September 1941; 2) For term beginning 2 February 1942; 3) For term beginning September 1942; 4) For term beginning February 1943; and 5) For term beginning September 1943.
Education. Block, David. Report cards from Junior High School.
Report card on left for term ending January 1940; report card on right for term ending January 1941.
Education. Block, David. Junior High School diploma and approbation award.
Issued by the Strauss Junior High School of the City of New York, 31 January 1941.
Education. Block, David. Student identification cards.
Blue card front and back for Fall Term 1940 at the Straus Junior High School. Back of card shows course schedule for the term. Bottom card for the General Organization of the New York School of Printing for term ending 30 June 1942.