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07-August-2015 (Bryan Hardy)
07-August-2015 (Bryan Hardy)

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A plaque commemorates Captain Albert McLeod who was accidently killed in World War One.

The members of the Empire Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Association are requested to attend on Sunday evening next the ceremony of unveiling a tablet in St. George's Cathedral to the memory of Captain Albert McLeod (16th Battalion), who was accidentally killed in Scotland whilst on furlough pending his return to Australia. The ceremony will be performed by his Excellency the Governor, the service being conducted by the Chaplain General.
The West Australian (Perth), 11th October 1918.

Location

Address:38 St Georges Terrace, South Transept, St George`s Cathedral , Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.955556
Long: 115.860833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th October, 1918
Front Inscription

Remember
Captain Albert McLeod. 
16th Batt. A.I.F.

A gallant son of Western Australia

Volunteered Sept. 1914.

Landed on ANZAC Beach, Gallipoli, April 25, 1915

Was with the last Australian unit to evacuate Dec 20 1915.

He fought continuously throughout that campaign, and was promoted to a commission for his distinguished services.

In 1916 he served with his Regiment on the Western Front in the Battle of the Somme, At Pozieres and Mouquet Farm.

Aged 25.

Source: MA,SKP
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