Lieutenant Richard T. F. Seldon Memorial Plaque

Description

Brass plaque with wooden frame on inside left hand wall of the church.

Inscription

To the greater glory of God and in memory of Lieutenant Richard T.F. Seldon 4th Battalion, A.I.F.

Killed in sction at Lone Pine, Gallipoli August 6th 1915. Erected by a number of his friends and associates in athletics.

Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Of the dead who have fallen in battle, the wide earth itself is the sepulchre, their tomb is not the grave in which they are laid, but the undrying memory of the generations that come after them. Mazzini.

Address
Cnr Church and West Streets,
St Thomas' Anglican Church,
North Sydney NSW 2060
Local Government Area
  • North Sydney Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
04/16/1916
Dedication date
16 April 1916
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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