Plaque stolen from Digger’s grave in East Rockingham found

The plaque found near the East Rockingham Cemetery
The plaque found near the East Rockingham Cemetery

A HEADSTONE plaque reported missing from East Rockingham Cemetery has been found.

The copper plaque from Australian war veteran Lawrence Raymond Day’s gravesite was found not too far from the cemetery, according to Rockingham councillor Matt Whitfield who was today contacted by the family.

Several plaques were taken from the cemetery over the weekend and there are continued calls for their return.

A bare headstone at the East Rockingham Cemetery.

Three generations of the Day family had visited the grave recently only to discover the headstone missing, ripped from the headstone by thieves.

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