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25-April-2012
25-April-2012
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The Memorial was dedicated and presented by the French Government in memory of men from Port Pirie and Districts who lost their lives in France during World War One.

Location

Address:Memorial Drive, Memorial Park, Port Pirie, 5540
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.17995
Long: 138.007031
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th March, 2002
Front Inscription

This Memorial was officially unveiled by
His Excellency Mr Pierre Viaux
French Ambassador to Australia
who on behalf of the French Government unveiled this
memorial in remembrance of the young men from
Port Pirie and Districts who gave their lives during the
WWI conflict on the battlefields of France.

May the memory of great sacrifices in a common
cause keep France and Australia together forever
in bonds of friendship and esteem.

Wednesday 13th March 2002

Mayor Port Pirie Regional Council
Mr Ken Madigan

Source: MA,RVWM
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