Caskey Memorial Tablet (Allora)

Location of Caskey Memorial Tablet (Allora)

Allora State School
Allora QLD 4362

A replica of the tablet originally erected at Spring Creek State School in commemoration of Lieutenant Lachlan John Caskey, who was killed in action during the Boer War at Mokari Drift, South Africa. The original tablet was destroyed in a fire in 1912, and the current memorial takes the form of a marble shield with timber backing. There is a portrait image of Caskey included. An additional dedication plaque was inserted below the memorial.


Refer to images for main inscription and plaque content.

Conflicts commemorated
South Africa War, 1899–1902
Memorial type
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Dennis Stocks and Doug Tanner
Date recorded
28 August 2009

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