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04-January-2016
04-January-2016
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers
A plaque commemorates the opening of the redeveloped First World Galleries to commemorate the centenary of World War One. 

The Australian War Memorial commemorated the centenary of the First World War through a major redevelopment of its First World War galleries and a variety of new public programs and events. The Memorial's new First World War exhibition, Australia in the Great War opened in the redeveloped galleries on 1 December 2014.

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.281167
Long: 149.148469
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Approx. Event Start Date:2014
Approx. Event End Date:2018

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 22nd February, 2015
Front Inscription
THEIR SPIRIT
OUR PRIDE
2014   18

In commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), officially opened these Australia in the Great War galleries on 22 February 2015

Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Retd)  Chairman
The Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson            Director
Source: MA
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