Maitland Boer War Memorial - Town Hall

A marble plaque set on the wall inside the foyer of the Maitland Town Hall A marble plaque set on the wall inside the foyer of the Maitland Town Hall A polished wooden plaque with 2 rifles of the era forming an arch over the plaque.A polished wooden plaque with 2 rifles of the era forming an arch over the plaque. Robert McLardyMaitland Town Hall - Robert McLardyA polished wooden plaque with 2 rifles of the era forming an arch over the plaque. Robert McLardyA polished wooden plaque with 2 rifles of the era forming an arch over the plaque. Robert McLardyA polished wooden plaque with 2 rifles of the era forming an arch over the plaque. Robert McLardy
Description

White Marble plaque commemorating Fred Avard and opposite this a wooden memorial plaque and two guns commemerating those who served.

NB. For access to the memorial contact city Council office next door.

 

Also see Maitland Boer War Memorial

Inscription

White Marble Plaque:

In memory of trooper Fred Avard, who died 11th October 1900 at Carolina, Transvaal, South Africa. From the effects of wounds received in action. This tablet is erected by his comrades, “Members of the Maitland Lancers,” in recognition of his sterling and soldierly qualities.

Timber Plaque:

Presented to the West Maitland Borough Council by The Imperial Government in commemoration of valuable service rendered in South Africa 1899 – 1901 by volunteers from West Maitland District.

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Trooper Fred AVARD Boer War DOW 11.10.1900 Maitland Lancers Transvaal view
Address
285-287 High Street
Maitland Town hall
Maitland NSW 2320
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Photographs and information by Peter Levarre-Waters and Robert McLardy

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