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11-December-2013
11-December-2013
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Commemorates those who have served in the various units of the Australian Light Horse

Location

Address:Seymour-Tooborac Road & Morobe Road, Royal Australian Armoured Corps Museum, Hopkins Barracks, Puckapunyal, 3662
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.008537
Long: 145.023538
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 31st October, 1997
Front Inscription

"The Australian Light Horseman combines with a splendid physique a restless activity of mind.. on every variety of ground - mountain, plain, desert, swamp or jungle the Australian Light Horseman has proved himself equal to the best.  He has earned the gratitude of the Empire and the admiration of the world."

General Sir Edmund Allenby
Commander British Army
Palestine 1919

Dedicated to the Australian Light Horse by His Excellency Sir William Deane, AC, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

31 October 1997

Source: MA
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