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12-December-2014
12-December-2014

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A cross commemorates those who died while fighting at Pozieres and Mouquet Farm in France in World War One.

This is the original cross from the battlefield.

Location

Address:36 Button Street, Launceston Church Grammar School Chapel , Mowbray , 7248
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.4088969
Long: 147.1292098
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

This cross is entrusted to your care by the Australian War Memorial

This cross was erected at Pozieres in France in memory of Australian soldiers who fell fighting there and at Mouquet Farm in 1916.  

After the war it was replaced by the permanent memorials erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission.

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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