Plaque

Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

Erection date: 8/10/2011

Inscription

This tree was planted by Frank Lerner on 8th October 2011 to mark Victory in Europe Day in memory of all those who perished in the Holocaust and of the Jewish members of HM forces killed in action.
"We shall remember them."

Site: Woolwich tree memorials and Buddy Bear (4 memorials)

SE18, Thomas Street

Buddy Bear is on the right of the photograph and the plaques beneath the trees are from centre left to right: Victory in Europe Day 1, Victory in Europe Day 2 and The Burma Campaign.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

Subjects commemorated i

Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

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

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VE Day

"Victory in Europe". 8 May 1945 was the day on which the WW2 Allies formally ...

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

Created by i

Frank Lerner

Local councillor.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

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Buddy Bear

Buddy Bear

{Inscription between the crests of Reinickendorf and the Royal Borough of Gre...

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Burma Campaign - Woolwich

Burma Campaign - Woolwich

The plaque dates the campaign from 1941, but other sources give it as 1942. T...

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Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 1

Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 1

The quotation is one of several variations on the same theme. Possible origin...

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