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Olive, a symbol of peace

Tree planted in the Holocaust Memorial Garden, Paignton, south Devon:

‘This Olive [Olea europaea] Tree, a symbol of peace, was donated by Preston Primary School and planted on the 18th January 2018 by Isabella Webber who arrived in London on 29th August 1939 on the last Kindertransport boat.  This Olive Tree is planted in memory of all those who lost their lives during the Holocaust’

Photographed November 2018.


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