Julius Weil (1888 - 1915)
Julius Weil was born on January 15th, 1888 as the fourth of seven children of the trader Moritz Weil (1849 - 1923) and his wife Regina née Levy (1853 - 1928) ◊
Julius was a member in the Steinsfurt sport club „Phoenix”. The picture shows him as a member of the gymnasts' squad (in front Wilhelm Frank II).
By occupation he was a trader.
He was killed on May 15th, (14th) 1915 at Angres ◊.
He is remembered on the roll of honor in Steinsfurt and on the WWI-Memorial in the synagogue. His sister Elsa (*1886) was one of the sponsors for the memorial.
His parents are buried on the Waibstadt cemetery.
The left-hand picture is from the Steinsfurt roll of honor.
The picture of the Phönix' gymnasts is from the collection of our member, the late Helmut Frank.