Topic: Frankley Road War Memorial

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Corner Patterson and Frankley Roads, New Plymouth

Frankley War Memorial 

Frankley War Memorial 

 

The Frankley Road War Memorial is a rough black marble slab with one cut and polished face upon which is engraved the names of those members of the area who were killed in action in the Great War. Below this a plaque bears the names of those who fell in World War II.

The white plaque in the right is a memorial to George Patterson who was killed here on 28 Feb 1864.

 

Inscriptions:

On Stone Surface:

Gallippoli [sic]
France . Flanders

In Remberance

Killed in Action

Sergt Sydney Okey       1915
Pvt Lionel Okey             1916
"  Harry Grooby                "
"   Robert Marett               "
"     George Bendall          "
Capt Nevile Arden          !917
Pvt Leo Boswell              "
  Rflm Leslie Newall      1918
"   Claude Leighton      "
"    Frank Lander          "

Gone West

Crowned in our Hearts with Glory and Honour

Lower Plaque:

Roll of Honour
World War II 1939-45

Tpr Cyril George Brooke
Sgt Pilot Cyril J Neighbours
Gnr Raymond C M Perrett
Pvt Eric Percy Richardson

 

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