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08-April-2018
08-April-2018

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland
The monument ommemorates the soldiers from Lilydale who served in World War One. Funding of $24,000 was received for the monument through the Anzac Centenary Grants program. 

Local officials have designed a memorial which will honour each Lilydale local soldier who served in World War One. Interpretative displays tell the stories of those who fought in the conflict.

Around 300 Lilydale locals signed up to fight in the conflict and 55 were killed.

The small farming community was once known as a German town because of the large number of immigrants who had settled there from Germany. Many headed back to Europe to fight against their former countrymen.

Location

Address:Lilydale & Lalla Roads, adjacent cenotaph, Lilydale , 7268
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.253501
Long: 147.215611
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:Wednesday 11th November, 2015
Source: MA
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