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Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

Events for this day (27 January every year) are organised by The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust which exists so that we learn the lessons of the past to build a better future now. It is responsible for the National Commemoration of HMD. It provides free resources, and advice, to local communities and schools to assist in commemorative events across the UK. Website gives invaluable information on events, talks, survivor testimonies.

Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Soviet Union troops on 27 January 1945.

The first Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in 2001.

Credit for this entry to: Beverley Duguid

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

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Cosmo Restaurant

November 2014 the plaque was reported as "torn down" but, with promises of a ...

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Hiroshima victims

Since 1950 CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) has organised an annual cer...

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Holocaust Memorial Day - Islington

Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2003

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Holocaust Memorial Day - W5

Our plaque photograph is borrowed from this website.

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Holocaust Memorial - Hyde Park

The monument, created by Mark Badger, is set in raked gravel and surrounded b...

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Seven Dials original pillar

Seven Dials original pillar

The original column, erected 1693-4, was removed in 1773 and acquired by the architect James Paine who kept the pieces at his home in Addlestone.   In 1820 Weybridge wanted to erect a memorial to t...

Building, History

1 memorial
Sir Max Mallowan

Sir Max Mallowan

Archaeologist and second husband of Agatha Christie. Born Wandsworth. Married Christie in 1930. WW2 served in North Africa. After Christie's death Mallowan married a second time. Died Devon.

Person, Friend / family, History, Iraq, Syria

1 memorial
Temple Bar Trust

Temple Bar Trust

The successful story of this group's project is told at the Picture Source website.

Group, Architecture, History

2 memorials
James Anthony Froude

James Anthony Froude

Historian. novelist and biographer. Born at Dartington Rectory, Devon. He intended to become a clergyman, but his doubts expressed in his novel 'The Nemesis of Faith' changed his mind and he turned...

Person, History, Literature

1 memorial
Montagu Sharpe, KC

Montagu Sharpe, KC

Born Hanwell Park, Middlesex. Died Ealing. Published books on the history of Middlesex.

Person, History

2 memorials