Ajex News

Jewish VCs in WW1

Following the impressive unveiling of the Plaque to Frank de Pass at Westminster there will be similar events in memory of the other Four Jewish VCs of WW1 in the course of this year. They are as follows:- Frank de Pass 24-25 November 1914 – Unveiled Issy Smith 26 April 1915 – National Memorial Arboretum on 9 March 2015 or

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Ajex London Parade November 2014

Our Annual Remembrance Ceremony and Parade took place November 2014 before the largest number of Members and Visitors for many years. See below for some Photos taken on the day.  

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First World War hero honoured at Whitehall

Tributes for Lieutenant Frank de Pass, the first person of the Jewish faith and the first Indian Army Officer to receive the Victoria Cross. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles joined the tributes to Lieutenant Frank de Pass, the first person of the Jewish faith and the first Indian Army Officer to receive the Victoria Cross (VC), at a special event in

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Arboretum

Our Annual Remembrance Ceremony and Parade took place yesterday before the largest number of Members and Visitors for many years. Guests of Honour were our Normandy Veterans who flanked our Reviewing Officer Lt. Colonel Simon Soskin of the Grenadier Guards, Brigade Major of the Household Division.It was a most impressive and emotional event.

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Annual Parade & Re-Union 2014

This Year’s Parade will be on Sunday November 16th. Fall-In on Horse Guards Parade at 1.30 pm. The Remembrance Ceremony at the Cenotaph, led by the Chief Rabbi begins at 2.30 pm. The Reviewing Officer will be Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL. We look forward to a large attendance and request that all members of

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AJEX - The Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women - has an amazing story to tell, that spans some eighty years.

Its current membership includes over 4,000 individuals who served in the British Armed Forces, either during or after the Second World War.

In the 21st century, AJEX has a very important role, focusing on three main areas:

REMEMBRANCE for the sacrifices of the PAST
HELP for those in need in the PRESENT
EDUCATION for the FUTURE

Our Diary is always busy, remembering and honouring those that fell in service during and after the Second World War. Our own parade honours the Jewish service personnel, and takes place the Sunday after Remembrance Day, each and every November. to see photos from this event and more please click here to view our photo galleries.


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