50 Objects: 'Military Service'

Jewish people played a significant role in the world wars, both on the battlefield and the home front. Our collections include uniforms, letters, medals and photographs. Our World War II collections demonstrate how the Jewish population was particularly invested in the fight against Nazism, and include stories of the many refugees from Nazism who joined the British Army.

Percy Levy’s Book of Life

Scrap book compiled by Percy Levy who fought in the British army during World War I. He was a Lieutenant in the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment and served on the Western Front between January 1917 and January 1919

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