38th Jewish Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

WM reference
57216
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

In a showcase in the Museum.
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers HQ
Tower Of London
Tower Hill
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
EC3N 4AB
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 324 813
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

The Great Synagogue
Dukes Place
Aldgate
City Of London
Greater London
EC3
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 334 813
Denomination: Jewish

Description

Bronze plate mounted on an oak board. Formerly affixed to Colours of the Jewish Battalion, Royal Fusiliers.

Inscription

THE COLOURS OF/ THE 38TH. (JEWISH BATTALION)/ THE ROYAL FUSILIERS/ WHO FOUGHT UNDER/ THE BRITISH FLAG FOR/ REDEMPTION OF/ THE HOLY LAND IN THE/ GREAT WAR 5674 - 9 1914 - 8/ (In English and Hebrew)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Backboard
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood - Oak
Listed?: No

Component

Flag
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Other website http://www.jewishgen.org/JCR-UK/susser/roth/chtwenty.htm

Reference

Our Blog http://ukniwm.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/missing-memorials-found-in-the-tower-of-london/

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