Wallsend Rotunda and Marble Plaques

Description

Two marble plaques placed on lower part of the Rotunda

Inscription

Top plaque: 'Erected by the members of the Wallsend & Plattsburg model band As a tribute to the memory of Pte William King 13th Battalion. Killed in Action at the Dardanelles, 24th May 1915 Aged 21 years.' [Stonemason's mark: Browne, Newcastle] Bottom plaque: 'Erected by his comrades of Wallsend & Plattsburg As a tribute to the memory of Lance Corporal Lesley Oliver C Company 56th Battalion Killed in Action in France 2nd December 1916. Aged 22 Years. One of the best Australia could send, Respected by all his faithful friends.' [Stonemason's mark: Browne, Newcastle]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte William King World War 1 KIA AIF 13th Battalion Dardanelles view
Lance Corporal Leslie Oliver World War 1 KIA AIF C Company - 56th Battalion France view
Address
Park on the corner of Nelson, Tyrrell & Harris Streets.
Wallsend (Plattsburg) NSW 2287
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardyUpdated photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters

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