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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Barnet
Town
Barnet
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81091

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Current location

Edgware Synagogue
Parnell Close
Barnet
Barnet
Greater London
HA8 8YE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 19904 92961
Denomination: Jewish

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Description
Brass Lamp of Remembrance with small dedicatory plaque. Lamp is in regular use and does become covered in candle wax but is equally regularly cleaned.
Inscription
ALAN ABRAHAM / WALLER/ JANUARY 1944/ TEVETH 5704 (The latter is the Hebrew (Lunar calendar ) date of Sgt Waller's death. Teveth the month, the numerals the year. Some families choose to use both this and the secular calendar on tombstones/memorials etc)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Waller, Alan Abraham
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Firstname, surname, month of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lamp or Lighting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • AJEX Museum- the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women- holds memorabilia donated by Sergerant Waller's family

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