Yom Hashoah 2007

On 15 April 2007 in London England, the Yad Vashem UK Foundation, together with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, will be holding the annual commemoration service and ceremony on that day combined it with a unique gesture of recognition to a British Army officer, the late Brigadier HL Glyn Hughes, who was the medical officer in charge of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.

The Yad Vashem UK Foundation is proud to have initiated a Meritorious Award for Bravery for a British subject and to present it posthumously to the only remaining relative of the late Brigadier resident in the UK, his son-in-law Mr. David Smart.

Further details about this event can be obtained from: office@yadvashem.org.uk