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]

 
 

Recorded by: 

Mr Robert McLardyUpdated photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters
 

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

Park on the corner of Nelson, Tyrrell & Harris Streets.
Wallsend (Plattsburg) NSW 2287
 
 

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Veterans Listed

Rank FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Status 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