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Plaque recognises the "Stourbridge Schindler"

Plaque in honour of Frank Foley, the "Stourbridge Schindler"

The plaque above can be seen at the entrance to Mary Stevens Park in Stourbridge in recognition of the late Frank Foley, the Stourbridge man who saved thousands of Jews in World War 2. The plaque was unveiled on 27 January 2004, Frank Foley was a secret service agent who posed as a passport officer in Berlin, issuing fake documents to around 10,000 Jews, saving them from almost certain death in the Nazi concentration camps. Frank Foley did not recieve any form of payment for his bravery, nor did he even enjoy any diplomatic immunity, he lived most of his life in Stourbridge and died in 1958 and is buried at Stourbridge Crematorium.

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July 2014 - Dudley MP Ian Austin is calling for a lasting memorial to local hero Frank Foley. Do you support this? Stourbridge.com does!

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