Fur Das Kind - Displaced

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Reference WMO266600

Address:

Liverpool Street Station

Liverpool Street

City of London

EC2M 7QH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Group sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Sculpture featuring two children, a standing girl and a sitting bo with a suitcase atop a square stone base with plaque attached to forward face of base.
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Inscribed in stone base FUR DAS KIND Inscribed on plaque FUR DAS KIND - DISPLACED / by Flor Kent / COMMEMORATING THE GREATNESS OF ORDINARY PEOPLE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES / Kindertransport Memorial / linking / Liverpool Street Station - London / Hlavni Nadrazi Station - Prague / Westbahnhof Station - Vienna / In tribute to all those who helped rescue 10,000 Jewish and other children / escaping Nazi persecution through the Kindretransport from Austria / Czechoslovakia and Germany to the United Kingdom in 1938-9 / Liverpool Street Station was the main place of arrival and the meeting point / for the children and their sponsors and foster families. / In memory of the millions including over one and a half million children / who were killed during the Holocaust. / They will not be forgotten. / Dedicated 1st September 2003. Rededicated 21 May 2011/ by Sir Nicholas Winton

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