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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
Long: 151.205442
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:06-August-1915
Actual Event End Date:06-August-1915


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th April, 1916
Front Inscription

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.

Source: NRWM, MA
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