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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Maida Vale
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th January 1950
    Attended by: COL T H SEBAG-MONTEFIORE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18349
Current location

LAUDERDALE ROAD SYNAGOGUE
Lauderdale Rd
Maida Vale
City Of Westminster
Greater London
W9 1JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 250 820
Denomination: Jewish

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Description
NOWY-HEADED TABLET OF PORTLAND STONE. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS. STAR OF DAVID IN RELIEF AT TOP. INCISED WITH FIVE HEBREW LETTERS ON EACH SIDE MEANING "HOLY CONGREGATION GATES OF HEAVEN"
Inscription
SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE JEWS CONGREGATION/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION WHO FELL/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrade, William A
Aregasis, Arthur P
Banzimra, Isaac J
Bartilai, Louis B
Benzecry, Solomon B
Busnach, Henry B
Cansino, Joshua M
Congut, Joseph S
Costa, Hyman
Costa, Joseph
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth C 50MM, height C 1500MM, width C 1800MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE SYNAGOGUE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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