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Memorial tablet erected to the memory of Private Wilkinson who was killed in action in France in 1918. The tablet was erected by the Western District Commercial Travellers. 

Private Neville Wilkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Wilkinson, late of Dubbo, was conducted in Holy Trinity Church, Dubbo, on Wednesday night by the Rector, Rev. C. W. Leavers, who also unveiled a mural tablet to perpetuate the name of the young Spartan. The tablet was the gift of the commercial travellers of the west, of whom Mr. J. D. Wilkinson is now one of the comrades. The tablet was inscribed, "For God and country. In memory of Private Neville Dacre Wilkinson, enlisted A.I.F., 33rd  battalion, November 11, 1916, killed in action in France November 30, 1917, aged 18 years. Erected by the Western District Commercial Travellers."
Leader (Orange, NSW), 16 June 1919. 

Location

Address:Brisbane Street, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Dubbo, 2830
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.2475
Long: 148.603611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th June, 1919
Front Inscription

    For God and Country.
       In memory of
Private Neville Dacre Wilkinson,
enlisted A.I.F., 33rd  battalion,
  November 11, 1916,
 killed in action in France
    November 30, 1917,
         aged 18 years. 
           Erected by the 
Western District Commercial Travellers

Source: MA
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