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France Service Memorial
France Service Memorial

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A monument commemorates the men and women of South Australia who died in service or were killed in action in the defence of France in World Wars One and Two.

Location

Address:North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Behind War Memorial, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.920878
Long: 138.601358
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 11th November, 1993
Front Inscription

To honour the men and women of South Australia who gave their lives in France during World War I and World War II 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945.

This monument was unveiled by Isabelle Costa De Beauregard K.O.M. Consul General of France and Henry Jean Loustau Cmdr. L.H. President Federation Nationale Des Anciens Combattants

11 November 1993.

Erected by the French community and the Federation Des Anciens Combattants Francais of South Australia.

William J. Corneloup K.L.H., M.M. Honorary Consul of France

Left Side Inscription

1914 - 1918

Fromelles        Bullecourt
Hamel              Villers Bretonneux
Dernancourt    Peronne
Messines         Mont St. Quentin
Pozieres           Bellicourt

Right Side Inscription

1939 - 1945

Navy, Army, Air Force

Fighter and Bomber Command

Source: MA
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