Private James Willis PlummerPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Stansbury Road & Memorial Drive, Yorketown War Memorial , Yorketown, 5576|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.018574|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-April-1015|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-April-1915|
PRIVATE JAMES WILLIS
10 BATT A.I.F.
WHO FELL AT THE LANDING ON
APRIL 25 1915
AGED 20 YEARS