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Sign: Tel Aviv - a monument to commemorate the the Yarkon river crossing


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HaTayelet 12, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
אנדרטה
להנצחת ראש צליחת הירקון ע"י הדיויזיה ה-52 (לולנד) הבריטית שלחמה נגד הצבא התורכי בארץ ישראל בתקופת מלחמת העולם הראשונה
הוקמה בשנת 1918
שופצה על ידי עיריית תל אביב-יפו 2007

MEMORIAL FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE YARKON (AUJA) RIVER CROSSING BY THE BRITISH 52nd (LOWLAND) DIVISION IN THE BATTLE AGAINST THE TURKISH ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORKD WAR
ERECTED IN 1918
RESOTRED BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF THE CITY OF TEL AVIV-YAFO 2007
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A monument commemorating the second crossing of the Yarkon by the 52nd Scottish Division from south to north. Hill Square in Tel Aviv is named after the division commander, General John Hill Click for sign's details

The text in English appears in the following image Click for a larger image

The monument was photographed that day Click for a larger image

The following text is engraved on the top of the pillar:
ON THE NIGHT
20th-21st DEC 1917
THE 157th BROGADE
52nd (LOWLAND)
CROSSED THIS
FORD & CAPTURED
THE TURKISH
POSITIONS
COMMANDING IT

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A similar monument is located at the top of Hill foothill Click for sign's details and in Ramat Gan Click for sign's details



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