Private H. B. Sanders Memorial Tablet

Private H B Sanders Memorial Tablet

This memorial tablet is a marble plaque placed on a decorated timber frame. The plaque is dedicated to Herbert Burdett Sanders, a member of the 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion aged 19 years, was killed in France on 23 July 1916. His name is listed on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial at Picardie in France. The Macleay Chronicle (Kempsey) on 23 August 1916 wrote wrote a detailed report of his death. 

The memorial is now located in the Kempsey Museum. 

  • Marble
  • Timber

To the Glory of God and
In Loving Memory Of
Our Dear Son
Pte. H.B. Sanders,
No. 1074, 2nd Batt.
Who Was Killed In Action In France
July 23 1916 Aged 20 Years.
All Our Hopes On Thee Are Stayed.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private H B Sanders World War 1 KIA 23/7/1916 1074 Army 2nd Battalion France view
Kempsey Museum - Macleay River Historical Society
62 Lachlan Street
South Kempsey NSW 2440
Local Government Area
  • Kempsey Shire
  • Building – inside
Location status
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Katie Wilson, State Library of New South Wales; Graham Wilson OAM
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  • First World War, 1914–18

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