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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Watford
Town
Watford
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): The Holocaust
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: 12-06-1998
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67181

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Current location

Outside the Library
Watford Central Library
Hempstead Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 3EU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 10556 96932
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tree with surrounding railings and dedicatory plaque bearing the Watford Borough Council logo.
Inscription
ANNE FRANK TREE / PLANTED ON JUNE 12, 1998 / IT'S UTTERLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR ME TO BUILD MY LIFE ON A / FOUNDATION OF CHAOS, SUFFERING AND DEATH. I SEE THE WORLD / BEING SLOWLY TRANSFORMED INTOA WILDERNESS, I HEAR THE EVER / APPROACHING THUNDER THAT, ONE DAY, WILL DESTROY US TOO. I FEEL / THE SUFFERING OF MILLIONS.... IN THE MEANTIME, I MUST HOLD ON / TO MY IDEALS. PERHAPS THE DAY WILL COME WHEN I'LL BE ABLE TO / REALISE THEM. / ANNE FRANK'S DIARY JULY 15, 1944 / TO COMMEMORATE ANNE FRANK AND ALL THE CHILDREN KILLED IN WARS / AND CONFLICT IN THIS CENTURY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): The Holocaust
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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