Subiaco Sergeant Frank Crockett Memorial

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Location Subiaco Museum, 239 Rokeby Road , Subiaco, Nedlands - Western Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

Memorial Plaque: Rectangular wooden tablet ornate pseudo medieval style, 2 kinds of wood are used. Upper edge has lily like carved border. Two pillars support the upper border and rest on a flat wooden protruding board. The tablet has an overlay of ornate darker wood carving. Fitted underneath it a rectangular brass plate which bears impressed: "In affectionate Memory of Sergt Frank Edward Crockett Killed in Action 3rd October 1918..." and inside of a laurel an embossed enamelled diamond, bottom half blue and top half white, the colour patch of the 28th Battalion, AIF., 2nd Division. Frank E Crockett was born in London 3/10/1897, he joined up in 1916 and was in camp on 1st March 1916, embarked on 17/4/1916, saw action on 19/10/1916 and was killed on 3/10/1918, aged 21 years.
On the bottom of the brass plate "Cumpstons Engraving Works, 918 Hay St. Perth:"

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 10 September 1922
Inscription

In affectionate memory
Sergt. Frank Edward Crockett
(28th Battalion, A.I.F.)

Killed in action, 3rd October 1918 near St Quentin, France
Aged 21 years

Born London 3rd Oct 1897. Embarked 17th April 1916
Entered camp 1st March 1916 Entered into action 19th Oct 1916

Interred in Bellicourt British Cemetery, France
Plot 4, Row L Grave 9

"Thy Will Be Done"

This tablet, the altar candlesticks & vases were placed here to the Glory of God

And in memory of the above by his parents and brothers and Mr & Mrs Cook & family

Condition

Good

Names

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CROCKETT, Frank Edward

Service number 4709
Sergeant
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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