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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
City Of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): The Holocaust
Maker
Frank Meisler
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2006
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54207
Current location

in Hope Square
Liverpool Street Railway Station
Liverpool Street
City of London
City Of London
Greater London
EC2M 7QH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33213 81726
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Group of five children cast in bronze positioned at the end of a piece of railway line cast in the same material. The scene of three girls and two boys, of various ages, are depicted with their suitcases. The youngest child who sits on one of the cases holds her toy. Around the edge of the plinth on which the figures are positioned are small blocks inscribed with the places from which the children came.
Inscription
PLAQUE: Children of the Kindertransport/ In gratitude to the people of Britain, for saving the lives/ of 10,000 unaccompanied mainly Jewish children/ who fled from Nazi persecution 1938 and 1939/ 'Whosever rescues a single soul is credited/ as though they had saved the whole world'/ Talmud/ Dedicated by/ Association of Jewish Refugees/ Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief/ 2006
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): The Holocaust
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figures
    Measurements: height 1700mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 600mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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