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01-July-2015
01-July-2015

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The Lone Pine Memorial consists of a dedication pedestal with a pathway leading to a memorial circle which consists of seven pedestals.

Each pedestal has a plaque dedicated to seven soldiers of the 1st Australian Infantry Division who were each awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions at Gallipoli between the 7th and 9th August 1915 at Gallipoli. There was originally seven pines planted at the memorial site but these have not survived and a single pine has been planted.

Location

Address:Fort Direction Road, Cape Deliverance, South Arm, 7022
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.045248
Long: 147.409347
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 1st March, 1993
Front Inscription

Lone Pine Memorial 

Plaque :

Lone Pine 
Gallipoli

At 5.30pm on 6 August 1915 the Battle of Lone Pine began

The battle is named after the single tree which stood on the hill top occupied by the Turkish troops

2,000 Australians and over 7,000 Turkish soldiers lost their lives.

Seven men of the 1st Australian Infantry Division were awarded the Victoria Cross 

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This monument honours their valour

The grove of seven trees was propogated from the lone pine

Dedicated by His Excellency General Sir Phillip Bennett A.C., K.B.E., D.S.O.  Governor of Tasmania

1 March 1993

Source: MA
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