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21-June-2015
21-June-2015

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The wall commemorates the Tasmanian military units that served at Gallipoli during World War One.

The wall was funded by the ANZAC Centenary Grants program.

Location

Address:2972 Main Road, South Arm RSL, South Arm, 7022
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.029529
Long: 147.428091
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st June, 2015
Front Inscription

CENTENARY OF WORLD WAR 1
   MEMORIAL WALL
     1914 - 1918

Left Side Inscription

Plaque :

12th BATTALION
The Great War

Battle Honours

Somme 1916, `18      Albert 1918
Pozieres                     Hindenburg Line
Bullecourt                   Epehy
Ypres 1917                 France & Flanders 1916 - 18
Menin Road               ANZAC
Polygon Wood           Landing at ANZAC
Broodseinde              Defence of ANZAC
Poelcappelle              Suvla
Passchendaele          Sare Bair - Lone Pine
Lys                              Gallipoli 1915
Hazebrouck                Egypt 1915 - 16
Amiens

Casualties
1135 killed, 2422 wounded (including gassed)

Victoria Cross
Capt J E Newland VC
Boursies & Lagnicourt, France 7th - 9th & 15th April 1917

Victoria Cross
Sgt J W Whittle VC
Boursies & Lagnicourt, France 8th & 15th April 1917

Commanding Officers
Charles Hazell Elliot, Lancelot Fox Clarke, John Gellibrand, Ernst Hilmer Smith, Sidney Hawley, John Lawrence Whitham.

Plaque :

Below Are The Names Of Those From This District Who Were Killed In Action Defending Their Country During World War 1

[ Names ]

 

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

40th BATTALION
The Great War

Battle Honours

Messines 1917          Amiens
Passchendaele         Albert 1918
Ypres 1917                 Mont St Quentin

Polygon Wood           Hindenburg Line
Broodseinde              St. Quentin Canal
Poelcappelle             France & Flanders 1916 - 18
Somme 1918             Ancre 1918

Casualties
475 killed, 1714 wounded (including gassed)

Victoria Cross
Sgt L. McGee VC
Ypres, Belgium, 4th October 1917

Victoria Cross
Sgt P C Statton VC, MM
Proyart, France, 12th August 1918

Commanding Officers
John Edward C Lord,  John Ernest Cecil

Plaque :

Tasmanians Awarded The Highest honour For Gallantry,
The Victoria Cross During World War One

[ Names ]

Source: MA,DVA
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