Mazzal Tovs Archives (Birthday): August 2015

Mordaunt Cohen is 99 today (06/08/2015)

Mazeltov to Mordaunt Cohen who is 99 today – Thursday 6th August. In Shul on Shabbat he is not davening Mussaf (though we are sure he could) but he is sponsoring the Kiddush in celebration.

This link was published yesterday on the Ministry of Defences main website as one of the main articles about VJ day. The interview was carried out by officials from the Ministry of Defence last week.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/mordaunt-cohen-a-jewish-officer-commanding-african-muslims-in-burma

We believe that he is the oldest surviving officer from the Burma Campaign.