Rouse Lane

Rouse Lane in the suburb of East Victoria Park, is named in honour of Private Alfred Arthur ROUSE (5415).
Alfred was born and raised in Victoria Park. He had brown hair, brown eyes and was five foot, six inches tall. Alfred was 23 when he enlisted in the Australian Infantry Force in February 1916 and served in the 16th Battalion in World War I.
Alfred was Killed in Action at Bullecourt, France on 11 April 1917. He was 24 years old.
Alfred’s grave is known only unto God. In December 2016 the Town of Victoria Park decided to name one if the rights-of-way in the Town to honour Private Alfred Arthur Rouse. A tribute to Alfred’s service and the ultimate sacrifice he made for his country.
Lest We Forget.
Rouse Lane, East Victoria Park

Former name: Right-of-way (ROW) 66

Official date of naming: 13 December 2016

Naming method: A recommendation was submitted to the 13 December 2016 Ordinary Council Meeting (OCM) to rename right of way (ROW) 66. Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the recommendation which was formalised by resolution

Read Resolution 2016/12/15.9