Lowestoft: Holocaust memorial ceremony and new bench to be unveiled

Posted on January 18, 2023

Wreaths are due to be laid as a ceremony commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day will be held in Lowestoft.

At the spot where hundreds of young Jewish refugees arrived in 1938, a special service of remembrance will take place on Friday, January 27 as Lowestoft rail station hosts a special ceremony.

Everyone is welcome to attend the service of reflection, which will take place inside the Parcels Office at the town’s railway station on January 27 at 10am. People will gather to remember the Holocaust and the role the town played more than 80 years ago when more than 500 children arrived at Lowestoft station as part of the Kindertransport initiative.

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