Time-warp Tuesday this week commemorates Captain Harold Oscar Teague M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), for whom Teague Street, Burswood is named in honour. Harold Teague was a local doctor and was held in great esteem by the community, he was also Health Officer of Victoria Park.
The wooden oval plaque in the photograph commemorates the life, service and sacrifice of Captain Harold Oscar Teague. Inscription in relief reads: "In Remembrance. Captain Harold Oscar Teague, A.A.M.C. - A.I.F. Killed in Action at Flers. France. Feb: 14th 1917. Aged 39 Years". The oval plaque has decorative flourishes at top and bottom similar in style to a traditional mirror shape only made of wood. Plaque is mounted on a black stone square and hangs inside St Peter's Church, 11 Leonard Street, Victoria Park.
PH00010-01 Wooden Plaque for Captain Teague - St Peter's Church, 2007
Captain Harold Oscar Teague, MBBS AAMC-AIF, Killed in Action, France 1917 (Courtesy of the Victoria Park Local History Collection)