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Memorial plaque commemorates Trooper Fred Avard who died in the Boer War.
A memorial tablet was placed on the wall of the Town Hall vestibule on Thursday to the memory of the late Trooper Fred. Avard, one of the Maitland Lancers, who died in the Transvaal last year from wounds received in an engagement. The tablet is of white marble on a background of black marble, surmounted by a broken lance in white marble. The memorial was erected by the comrades of deceased. It bears a suitable inscription.
Evening News (Sydney), 5 July 1901.
|Address:||281 - 283 High Street, Maitland Town Hall, Maitland, 2320|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.737187|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1900|
|Actual Event End Date:||11-October-1900|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Browne (Maitland, N.S.W.)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 4th July, 1901|
Who Died 11th October 1900
At Carolina, Transvaal, South Africa From
The Effects Of Wounds Received In Action.
This Tablet Is Erected By His Comrades,
"Members Of The Maitland Lancers",
In Recognition Of His Sterling And Soldierly