Centenary of the Raising of the 8th BattalionPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the centenary of the raising of the 8th Battalion, 1st Division on the 14th of August 1914.
|Address:||1806 - 1812 Sturt Street, Ranger Museum, Ballarat, 3350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.546681|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-August-2014|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 9th August, 2014|
The centenary of the raising of the 8th Battalion, 1st Division, AIF on 14th August 1914
Commanding Officer Lt Col William Bolton, 79th Infantry (Ballarat Regiment)
8th Battalion Battle Honours
Helles Krithia ANZAC Landing at ANZAC Defence of ANZAC Suvla Sari Bair
Somme 1916-18 Pozieres Bullecourt Ypres Menin Road Polygon Wood Broodseinde Polecappelle Passchendaele Lys Hazebrouk Amiens Albert 1918 Hindenberg Line Epehy France and Flanders 1916 - 1918