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31-May-2015
31-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The monument commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landings at Gallipoli in Turkey in April 1915 during World War One.   

The Centenary also commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts after World War One in which Australia has been involved.

The monument includes plaques which list the various battlefields where Australians served. 

Location

Address:Docker & Ovens Streets, Monument Gardens, Wangaratta, 3677
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.355234
Long: 146.322431
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event Start Date:25-April-1915
Actual Event End Date:25-April-2015

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2015
Front Inscription

100 years of ANZAC 

The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

Plaque :

24th Australian Infantry Battalion
2nd Division, AIF  
1915 - 1919

In memory of those who died on active service and those who served in the Battalion
Lest We Forget

Dedicated by the 2 / 24th Australian Infantry Battalion Association (Inc)

Plaque :
Gallipoli  Passchendaele   Broodseinde

Plaque :
Mouquet Farm   Le Hamel   Villers-Bretonneux

Plaque :
Fromelles    Bullecourt   Pozieres

Plaque :
Mont St Quentin  Peronne   Bellenglise

Plaque :
Bita Paka   Beersheba   Ypres

Plaque :
Messines Ridge  Amiens   Damascus

Back Inscription

100 years of ANZAC 

The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

Plaque :

24th Australian Infantry Battalion
2nd Division, AIF  
1915 - 1919

In memory of those who died on active service and those who served in the Battalion
Lest We Forget

Dedicated by the 2 / 24th Australian Infantry Battalion Association (Inc)

Plaque :
Polygon Wood   Menin Road   Messines

Plaque :
Lihons  Bellicourt   Montbrehain

Plaque :
Dernancourt   Morlancourt   Hangard Wood  

Plaque :
Geuedecourt   Lagnicourt   Hebuterne

Plaque :
Hazebrouck   Merris    Etinehem

Plaque :
Bray   Poyart   Chuignes

 

Source: MA
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