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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hackney
Town
Hackney
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Terrorist Acts
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 July 2012
    Attended by: Mayor of London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63333
Current location

Mounted on a wall
Arthaus is on the ground floor of an apartment building
Arthaus
205 Richmond Rd
Hackney
Hackney
Greater London
E8 3QR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 348845
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Blue coloured plaque with dedicatory inscription. A Star of David centred above inscription. White lettering
Inscription
This plaque commemorates the 40th/ anniversary of the murder by terrorists of 11 Israeli/ athletes at the 20th Olympiad in Munich in/ September 1972. They came to pay homage to the/ Games but paid with their lives. Never again/ (Names)/ Unveiled by Eric Pickles MP Ssecretary of State for/ Communities and Local Government): The Mayor of London/ Boris Johnson: Ben Helfgott (British Olympian 1956 and 1960 Games): and Mr Efraim Singer (Chair, Israel Olympic committee). In the/ presence of Members of both Houses of Parliament and many local/ national and international dignitaries, at the London Olympics/ July 2012 Hebrew inscription translation: "He makes my feet like the feet of an antelope and I am able/ to stand on the heights" (Psalms 18:34) "Initiated by Cllr Linda Kelly and Martin Sugarman, and donated by an anonymous benefactor and the Reuben Foundation"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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