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The monument commemorates those who served in the 12th Infantry Battalion during World War One and the 2nd / 12th Infantry Battalion during World War One Two.


Address:Davey Street, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, 7000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.888106
Long: 147.325392
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


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

Plaque :

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 :

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

Source: MA,SKP
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