it was the year that they came out from living within the ancient walls of the Old City and began living outside the walls of the Old City. Also, from this time period the memorials to Israel's war dead are commemorated and thus these people were amongst those remembered. It makes sense because the windmill just outside the Old City was built in the 1800's by British Jew Sir Moses Montifiore and I've got 2 prints made by a Canadian artist born in 1875, living in Jerusalem in 1936 and the prints indicate that there was little settlement outside the walls of Jerusalem.
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from the article: Israel commemorates fallen IDF soldiers on Memorial Day