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Location Kings, Park, Fraser Avenue, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A four-sided memorial with an Ionic column of Donnybrook freestone on a granite base. The column is surmounted by a globe of copper bearing the shield of King David (the recognised symbol of Judaism). On each corner of the column is the Lion of Judah. There are inscriptions on all four sides.

Built Pietro Porcelli (Sculptor) Thomas Anthoness (Designer)
Opened 6 June 1920
Inscription

To the memory of the soldiers of the Jewish Faith belonging to this State who were killed in action or who died of wounds on the battlefields of Gallipoli, France, Belgium and Palestine in the Great War

1914-1918.

Erected by the members of the Perth Hebrew Congregation.

Left Side Inscription
In Memoriam

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
"Under The Shadow Of The Almighty Shall They Abide."
Psalm X.C.I.

Roll of Honour

Dedicated to the members of the Jewish Faith in Western Australia who died on active service in World War II
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

May they be remembered for a blessing

Right Side Inscription
This stone was laid by Lieu. General Sir John Monash - G.C.M.G., K.C.B., V.D. -

General Officer commanding Australian Corps in France

Perth. 19th December, 1919

Condition

Good

Names

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AARONS, Maurice Lewis

Service number 2281
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Nov 1880

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NICOL, John Gordon

Service number 333
Lieutenant
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1894

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LITTMANN, Soloman

Service number 2403
Private
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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SILVERMAN, Joseph

Service number 14994
Private
14th Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born May 1889

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LEVY, Frank Sidney

Service number 114
Lance Corporal
1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 1887

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