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A wooden honour board with carved flowers and wreath and metal attachments commemorates the members of the 16th Infantry Battalion who served in World War One.

A bronze plaque of the flag of the 16th Battalion now hangs in the Kalgoorlie municipal chambers. The plaque was presented by citizens of Kalgoorlie in honour of the 16th Battalion of the A.I.F., which recruited much of its strength from the Eastern Goldflelds during the Great War.
The West Australian (Perth), 19th April 1934.

Location

Address:Wilson & Hannan Streets, Kalgoorlie Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, 6430
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.748889
Long: 121.470278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Front Inscription

16th Battalion

Sth Africa 1899 - 1902
Polygon Wood
Poziers
Hamel
Bullecourt
Amiens
Hindenburg Line
Ypres - 1919
Landing at ANZAC
Sadi Bair
Vincens

Dedicated to those from the Goldfields who served in the Great War 1914 - 1918
 

Source: MA
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