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01-June-2006
01-June-2006

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A cross commemorates the members of the 50th Battalion who died in service oR were killed in action at Villers Brettoneux in France during World War One.

Location

Address:North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Government House wall, rear of War Memorial, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.920824
Long: 138.601388
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Cross
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:24-April-1918
Actual Event End Date:25-April-1918
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Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 31st July, 1938
Front Inscription

                       In
                MEMORY 
                      Of
    OFFICERS, N.C.Os & MEN 
          Of The 50th Battalion
                        Who
                         Fell
                        In The  
                       Counter
                        Attack
                         Which
                        Captured
                         Villers
                        Brettoneux
                           On
                       24 - 25
                         April
                        1918

Plaque :

50th Battalion A.I.F.

Villers Brettoneux 1918

Source: MA
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