Private Edward Charles Adams

Private Edward Charles Adams

Edward Charles Adams was born on 23 July 1898 in Marylebone, the eldest of the three children of Charles Stone Adams (1867-1927) and Emma Susanna Adams née Kirby (b.1866). His birth was registered ...

Person, Armed Forces, Israel/Palestine

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Trooper Thomas Henry Bantoft

Trooper Thomas Henry Bantoft

Thomas Henry Bantoft was born on 8 December 1894 in Chillesford, Suffolk, the son of Alice Eliza Bantoff (1868-1939). His birth was registered in the 1st quarter of 1895 in the Plomesgate registrat...

Person, Armed Forces, Australia, Israel/Palestine

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell

Traveller, archaeologist, writer and diplomat, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE, explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her knowledge and cont...

Person, Exploring, History, Politics & Administration, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Syria

1 memorial
David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion

Politician. Born David Grüen in Ptońsk, Russian Empire (modern day Poland). In Palestine in 1919 he founded a socialist party and led the Mapai (Labour) party from 1930. He participated in the St J...

Person, Politics & Administration, Israel/Palestine, Russia

1 memorial
David Berger

David Berger

Weightlifter. Born David Mark Berger in Cleveland, Ohio. He emigrated to Israel, and was chosen to represent the country in their 1972 Olympic team. He was one of eleven members of the Israeli team...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, USA

1 memorial
Hannah Billig

Hannah Billig

Doctor. Born at 41 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. Qualified as a doctor in 1925, she set up her first clinic in the east end of London in 1935. During World War II she was the doctor in charge of ai...

Person, Community / Clubs, Medicine, India, Israel/Palestine

1 memorial
Ze'ev Friedman

Ze'ev Friedman

Weightlifter. Born in either Prokopyevsk, Russia or Poland, he moved to Israel in 1960. He began his career as a gymnast, but switched direction and won a bronze medal at the 1971 Asian Weightlifti...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Poland, Russia

1 memorial
Field Marshal, Viscount Gort, VC

Field Marshal, Viscount Gort, VC

Army officer. Born John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort at 24 Chesham Place, London. He served with the Grenadier Guards in World War I and was awarded the Victoria Cross in...

Person, Armed Forces, Israel/Palestine, Malta

War served, WW1
3 memorials
Yosef Gutfreund

Yosef Gutfreund

Wrestling coach. Born Yosef (or Yossef) Gutfreund in Romania. He was part of the Israeli team at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. He was awakened by Palestinian terrorists infiltrating the Olympic...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Romania

1 memorial
Eliezer Halfin

Eliezer Halfin

Wrestler. Born in Riga, Latvia. He was a mechanic and was a lightweight wrestler for eleven years. He came to Israel in 1969, and was selected for the country's team for the 1972 Olympic Games in M...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Latvia

1 memorial
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