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Brisbane Central Synagogue War Memorial

Description

The memorial at the Brisbane Synagogue, commemorates members of the parish who served during the Great War. The Honour Board forms part of a wider memorial, which incorporates 4 stained glass windows, located on either side of the Roll.

The left side windows commerorate the men and women of Australia's Armed Forces who served in two World Wars. The right side windows commemorate the deaths of 6 million Jews at the hands of the Third Reich and Nazism during World War II.

The Honour Board lists 46 men of the Jewish Faith who responded to the Nation's call during the Great War.

Location
MargaretStreet, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of Brisbane Central Synagogue War Memorial

Inscription

BRISBANE HEBREW CONGREGATION

Names

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THE JEWISH MEN OF

QUEENSLAND, WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON. THEY

VOLUNTARILY JOINED THE FORCES OF H.M. KING GEORGE V, TO

DEFEND THE EMPIRE AND UPHOLD THE CAUSE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.

IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1919

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Memorial type
Cenotaph/Shrine
Recorded by
Dennis Stocks and Doug Tanner/Matt Smith, QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
20 July 2009

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