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03-May-2015
03-May-2015

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A plaque on the Yorketown War Memorial commemorates Private James Willis Plummer who lost his life at the landing on Gallipoli on the 25th April 1915.

Private James Plummer, son of Mr. J. Plummer, of near Yorketown, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles, was a member of the first contingent. He was among the first to enlist from Yorketown, and the first to be killed. He was a prominent member of the Yorketown Football Club, and a member of the local branch of the Rechabite Lodge. He was well liked and respected in the district. His particular duty was the distribution of ammunition to the firing line.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 3rd July 1915.

Location

Address:Stansbury Road & Memorial Drive, Yorketown War Memorial , Yorketown, 5576
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.018574
Long: 137.610672
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:25-April-1015
Actual Event End Date:25-April-1915

Dedication

Front Inscription
               IN
         MEMORY
              OF
PRIVATE JAMES WILLIS
      PLUMMER
      10 BATT A.I.F.
WHO FELL AT THE LANDING ON 
       GALLIPOLI
      APRIL 25 1915
     AGED 20 YEARS
Source: MA, TOH
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