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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hertsmere
Town
Bushey
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36655

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Current location

Bushey Jewish Cemetery
Little Bushey Lane
Bushey
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD23 3TN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13832 96806
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Hackney Synagogue
    Brenthouse Rd
    Hackney
    Hackney
    Greater London
    E9 6QG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 350 844
    Denomination: Jewish
Description
Nowy headed white marble tablet with inscription in black lettering. The Star of David is carved in bas relief at the top centre.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / 1914 1919 / HACKNEY SYNAGOGUE/ IN ETERNAL MEMORY OF / THE SONS OF THIS CONGREGATION / AND PUPILS OF THE RELIGION CLASSES / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING & COUNTRY / (Names) / PRESENTED BY MRS REBECCA LAZARUS AND SONS / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THEIR DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER / MORRIS LAZARUS / AN ESTEEMED MEMBER OF THIS CONGREGATION / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE / 14TH MAY 1928 - 25TH IYAR 5688
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahams, Robert Bernard
Barnett, Emanuel
Elias, Benjamin
Ephraimson, Emanuel
Goldstein, David
Hart, Samuel
Isaacs, Samuel Morton
Jacobs, Harry Hyman
Jacobs, Michael Henry
Joseph, Maurice
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname rank and regiment
    Order of information: Surname, rank and regiment
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname and unit
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
2021: a new name added - Edith Hilda Munro, VAD, died 1916 on duty - lived Meynall Road, Hackney E9. The memorial is temporarily held at Bushey Old Jewish Cemetery whilst a new site is discussed. 2009: The United Synagogue plans to sell the building as it has bought a new site on which it will build a purpose built synagogue. The memorial is hoped to be resited at Waltham Abbey Cemetery.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • STAND TO! 40-46 / April-May 2009 Published:WESTERN FRONT ASSOCIATION Sugarman, Martin 'The Hackney Synagogue First World War Memorial (Brenthouse Road, London E9) A Project of Remembrance

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