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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Brighton
Town
Brighton
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
HARRIS & SON (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40269
Current location

Middle Street Synagogue
Middle St
Brighton
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 1AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30905 04050
Denomination: Jewish

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Description
Marble tablet with Star of David at top. Flowers and crolling at top of incised column at each side, thes flanking the list of names in the centre.
Inscription
BRIGHTON HEBREW CONGREGATION/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names)/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / (Inscription in Hebrew meaning: WE SHALL BE STRONG FOR OUR NATION AND FOR OUR GOD)/ "SURELY ENGLAND DESERVES THAT WE HER JEWISH/ CHILDREN SHOULD GLADLY LIVE AND DIE FOR HER" HERMAN ADLER/ 1914 ERECTED IN HONOUR 1918/ OF THOSE WHO JOINED H.M. FORCES/ IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aarons, L
Abrahams, P
Balchin, D W
Barnato, J I
Barnato, W I
Barnett, A H
Barnett, D E
Barnett, H J
Barnett, R L
Bash, L
See details for all 125 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 132
    Served and returned: 126
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 1200 MM, width C 1000 MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • THE SYNAGOGUE AND ATTACHED GATE
  • 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

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