Kilpatrick Memorial


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


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. Further Information:Sydney Morning Herald, 09/Apr/1900, article titled 'The Late Corporal Kilpatrick. Unveiling a Memorial Tablet at Leichhardt'. Click here to follow link.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Lancer Frederick Isaac Kilpatrick South African Campaign KIA 16/1/1900 NSW Lancers Rensburg, South Africa view
Leichhardt Public School Cnr Marion and Norton Streets Administration Building
Leichhardt NSW 2040
Recorded by
Finola Carey and Sally Boswell, Leichhardt Public School
Established date
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Dedication date: 
1900-04-07 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
07 April 1900

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