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Holocaust - SE1

Soviet WW2 memorial + Holocaust Holocaust - SE1

Erection date: 27/1/2002

Inscription

This tree was planted in memory of those who perished in the Holocaust, 1939 to 1945, by the Mayor and past Mayors, London Borough of Southwark and Rev. Alan Greenbat, OBE, 27th January 2002.

Site: Soviet WW2 memorial + Holocaust (2 memorials)

SE1, Lambeth Road, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

At SCRSS we learn that regular remembrance ceremonies are held here on Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army), Victory Day (9 May, the day on which Russia celebrates the defeat of Nazism in Europe) and Remembrance Sunday. 

The Holocaust tree can be seen in the background to the right of the sculpture.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Holocaust - SE1

Subjects commemorated Information

Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

Events for this day (27 January every year) are organised by The Holocaust Me...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Holocaust - SE1

Created by Information

Rev. Alan Greenbat

Awarded the OBE in 2000 for for services to interfaith dialogue and to young ...

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Hiliary Wines

Mayor of Southwark 2001-2.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Holocaust - SE1

Also at this site Information

Soviet WW2 memorial

Designed by Shcherbakov, made by Breeze. Unveiled by the British Secretary o...

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