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19-March-2014
19-March-2014

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Memorial commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War Two and is a tribute to those from Ardrossan and district who have served in the conflicts in which Australia has been involved from the start of World War Two.

Monument characteristics :

A grey marble tile tapered pillar surmounted by a stainless steel Cross of Sacrifice. A black plaque is affixed to the face. A time capsule is contained within the pillar. The monument is set on a black marble sur-base and white marble bricks. All details are in white.

"Australia Remembers, 1945-1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

Location

Address:First & Fourth Streets, Ardrossan, 5571
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.422889
Long: 137.91701
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th August, 1995
Front Inscription

AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS
      1945 - 1995
A Tribute To The People
Of Ardrossan & District
Who Served Their Country
                And
To Honour Those Who Gave Their Lives 
WWII .  Korea .  Malaya .  
   Borneo .  Vietnam  .
   Gulf War Theatre
      Lest We Forget

        Unveiled by
   John Meier MP
 Member for Goyder
        15-8-1995

Source: MA,TOH
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