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Old Contemptibles : 13-September-2011
Old Contemptibles : 13-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the officers and men of the British Army who served in France during World War One for 5th August to 22 November 1914 who became known as the "Old Contempibles"


Address:Russell & Collins Streets, Scots Church, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.814668
Long: 144.968626
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:05-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:22-November-1914


Front Inscription

To the Glory of God & to the memory of the Officers and Men of the British Army who served in France 5 August - 22 November 1914, `The Old Contemptibles`.

The Old Contemptibles Association banner was laid up here, Sunday 18 July 1978.

"Oh, little mighty force that fought the legions to a stand & in grim endeavour held the line"

Source: MA,RHSV
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