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18-October-2013
18-October-2013

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Monument commemorates those who served in the 12th Australian Infantry Battalion during World Wars One and Two.

Location

Address:Davey Street, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.888106
Long: 147.325392
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th November, 1989
Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY THE 12TH BATTALION ASSOCIATION TO MARK THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORMATION OF THE 2/12 AUST INFANTRY BATTALION A I F

ALSO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORMATION OF THE 1ST 12TH AUST. INFANTRY BATTALION A I F AND AS A MEMORIAL TO THE MEN WHO SERVED WITHIN THEIR RANKS

UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL SIR PHILLIP BENNETT A. C., K. B. E., D. S. O. GOVERNOR OF TASMANIA ON SUNDAY, 5TH NOVEMBER 1989.

Plaque 2 :

Battle Honours
1914 - 1918

South Africa  Somme  Pozieres  Menin Road  Passchendaele  Hazeb Rouck  Amiens  Hindenberg Line

1939 - 1945

Defence of Tobruk  The Salient  Milne Bay  Goodenough Island  Buna-Gona  Sananda Cape Millerton  Shaggy Ridge  Finisteeres Balikpapan

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