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Memorial dedicated and presented by the French Government in memory of men from Port Pirie and Districts who lost their lives in France during World War One.
|Address:||Memorial Drive, Memorial Park, Port Pirie, 5540|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.17995|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 13th March, 2002|
This memorial was officially unveiled by His Excellency Mr Pierre Viaux French Ambassador to Australia who on behalf of the French Government unveiled this memorial in remembrance of the young men from Port Pirie and Districts who gave their lives during the WWI conflict on the battlefields of France.
May the memory of great sacrifices in a common cause keep France and Australia together forever in bonds of friendship and esteem.
Wednesday 13th March 2002
Mayor Port Pirie Regional Council Mr Ken Madigan