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01-November-2013
01-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in World War Two.

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791667
Long: 144.962222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Genocide
Monument Designer:Karl Duldig (Bronze Panel)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd August, 2008
Front Inscription

In sacred memory of the six million Jewish heroes and martyrs who perished at the hands of the Nazis

Plaque :

Necropolis
This plaque is dedicated to he memory of all who perished in the Holocaust
Unveiled by the Hon. Daniel Andrews MP Minister for Health 3 August 2008

The Trustees of the Necropolis Springvale who administer this site, are indebted to those who have assisted with the restoration of the entrance gates into this significant historic section of the Melbourne General Cemetery. 

Leon Haskin in memory of his parents Leah & Henry Haskin and grandparents Rachel & Solomon Wertheim;
Shirley Sles & Family in memory of the Barrow and Nissen families ;
Association of Katzetlers Partisans & Fighters Inc ;
Cracow Memorial Committee ;
Descendents of the Shoah ;
Jewish Community Council of Victoria Inc ;
Melbourne Chevra Kadisha ;
Mlawa Landsmanshaft ;
Victorian Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women (VAJEX) ;
Jos Salfas & family ;
Michael Salfas & Family ;
Zeglembier Landsmanshaft

Left Side Inscription

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czoechoslovakia
Denmark
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Norway

Right Side Inscription

Holland
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Nazi occupied U.S.S.R.
Poland
Rumania
Yugoslavia

Inscription in Proximity

Here are buried bones, ashes & soap made from the human remains of our martyred brethren slain in Europe by the Nazis

May their memory live forever

1939 - 1945

Source: MA
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