Will Honor Jewish War Heroes in Great Britain

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A tribute to the memory of Jewish men in the British army and navy who were killed during the World War, will be paid on December 5, in connection with the Feast of Lights.

Lieutenant Commander Duveen of the Royal Naval Vigilance Reserve will head a party which will lay a wreath, in the shape of a Mogen Dovid, on the cenotaph in Whitehall. The party consists of representatives of the naval and army air force ex-service men. The wreath will bear the inscription: “In memory of our Jewish comrades who paid the supreme sacrifice in the war, a tribute offered on the occasion of the Chanukah naval, military and air force service held at Bayswater Synagogue.”

Invitations to attend the ceremony were sent to Field Marshal Haig, Allen by, and General Hamilton, the Marquis of Reading, Patterson, Samuel Finburgh and high military and naval officials.

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