The Great Synagogue First World War Memorials

Description

A First World War memorial plaque and two wooden Rolls of Honour with names listed in two columns on each board. The memorial plaque was dedicated in October 1922.

The memorials are located within the entrance gates to the Synagogue, viewable from the Elizabeth Street entrance. 

Inscription

Plaque

[Star of David and Hebrew inscription]

To the Glory of God and in memory of the 113 Gallant Jewish Soldiers from N.S.W. who fell in the Great War 1914-1919

[Hebrew inscription]

October 1922 Tishri..5683

Rolls

Column 1

Roll of Honour 1914-18

[Names]

Column 2

Great Synagogue 

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
F O Aarons World War 1 view
Trooper H N Aarons World War 1 DOW 06.08.1915 766 probably 776 4th Light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
B Abrahams World War 1 view
B Abrahams World War 1 view
H Abrahams World War 1 view
J Abrahams World War 1 view
L H Abrahams World War 1 view
S Abrahams World War 1 view
S V Abrahams World War 1 view
Pte A M Afriat World War 1 258 2nd Field Ambulance view
Address
The Great Synagogue,
166 Castlereagh Street,
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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