Lieutenant Richard T. F. SeldonPrint Page
A tablet commemorates Lieutenant Richard T. F. Seldon who was killed at Gallipoli in 1915.
During Evensong at St Thomas's Church of England, North Sydney, last night, the rector (Rev. Horace Crotty, M.A.) unveiled a memorial tablet to the memory of the late Lieutenant Richard Seldon, who died while leading his men in the attack on Lone Pine. The tablet was erected to the deceased officer's memory by his many friends in the athletic world.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 17 April 1916.
|Address:||Church Street, St Thomas` Anglican Church, North Sydney, 2060|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.833597|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||06-August-1915|
|Actual Event End Date:||06-August-1915|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 16th April, 1916|
To the greater Glory of God
In Memory of
Lieutenant Richard T.F. Seldon
4th Battalion, A.I.F.
Killed In Action At Lone Pine, Gallipoli
August 6th 1915
Erected By A Number Of His Friends And Associates In Athletics.
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This
That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends
Of The Dead Who Have Fallen In Battle, The Wide Earth Itself Is The
Sepulchre, Their Tomb Is Not The Grave In Which They Are Laid, But
The Undying Memory Of The Generations That Come After Them.