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

The monument was funded by the Anzac Centenary Grants program.


Address:2972 Main Road, South Arm RSL, South Arm, 7022
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.029529
Long: 147.428091
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


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              Defencde of ANZAC
Poelcappelle              Suvla
Passchendaele         Sare Bair - Lone Pine
Lys                               Gallipoli 1915
Hazebrouck                Egypt 1915 - 16

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

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 tge highest honour for gallantry, the Victoria Cross during World War One

[ Names ]

Source: MA,DVA
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