NSW Jewish War Memorial and Honour Roll, Sydney Jewish Museum

Description

 

The war memorial is situated in the foyer of a heritage building occupied by the Sydney Jewish Museum. The memorial consists of a large black honour roll with gold inscriptions on the entrance wall, flags, a plinth in front of the honour roll with the dedication details and a stained glass window commemorating the Second World War.

The main wall comprises a dedication to "those who gave their lives in defence of the state of Israel, dedicated by the NSW Association of Jewish ex-servicemen and women on behalf of the Jewsih community of NSW.", and those enlisted in NSW. 

This was the first war memorial General Sir John Monash dedicated in Australia.

 

Inscription

 

Honour Roll:
N.S.W. Jewish War Memorial Honour Roll Enlisted in New South Wales

1914 - 18 [names] 1939 - 45 [names] 1939 - 45 [names]

These made the supreme sacrifice

1914 - 18 [names] 1939 - 45 [names]

Plinth:
John Monash 1865 - 1931

Plaque:
In tribute to the everlasting memory of the valiant men and women who gave their lives in defence of the state of Israel

This plaque was dedicated by The N.S.W. Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women on behalf of the Jewish community of N.S.W.

Remembrance Day, 11th Novemeber, 1973-5734

"May Jacob be again in quietude and at ease, and none shall make him afraid" (JER 30:10)

Stained glass window:
1939 1945

Address
148 Darlinghurst Road,
Sydney Jewish Museum,
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Stained glass window
Recorded by
Charles Aronson N.S.W Jewish War Memorial Community Centr. Additional photos Peter F Williams
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/11/1923
Dedication date
11 November 1923
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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