Corporal Frederick Isaac Kilpatrick Memorial Plaque

Description

Marble tablet erected over the entrance of Leichhardt Public School in memory of a teacher and scholar who died in the Boer War.

Media coverage: "THE LATE CORPORAL KILPATRICK." The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) 9 April 1900: 8. Web. 3 Feb 2020

Inscription

In memory of Frederick Isaac Kilpatrick of the NSW Lancers. For many years a scholar and teacher of this school. He was killed at Rensburg, South Africa on 16th January, 1900 At the age of 26, and was one of the first of the NSW volunteers. To fall in defence of the empire. This tablet was erected by the teachers, scholars, residents of Leichhardt and friends of the deceased.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Lancer Frederick Isaac Kilpatrick South African Campaign KIA 16/1/1900 NSW Lancers Rensburg, South Africa view
Address
Cnr Marion and Norton Streets,
Leichhardt Public School,
Leichhardt NSW 2040
Local Government Area
  • Inner West Council
Setting
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Finola Carey and Sally Boswell, Leichhardt Public School
Established date
1900
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1900-04-07
Dedication date
07 April 1900
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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