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11-December-2013
11-December-2013
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The monument commemorates those who have served in the various units of the Australian Light Horse in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

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 HORSE MEMORIAL
"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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