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18-October-2013
18-October-2013

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Memorial stone commemorates the foundation of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport in June 1973.

Location

Address:68 Davey Street, Anglesea Barracks Memorial Gardens, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.888475
Long: 147.325125
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:01-June-1973
Actual Event End Date:01-June-1973

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th May, 1987
Front Inscription

The 6MD RACT Foundation Stone

This stone unveiled on 30 May 1987 by Colonel R. P. Beesley, AM Commander 6th Military Distirct, commemorates the founding of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT) on 1 June 1973 by amalgamation of the transportation services of the Royal Australian Engineers (RAE) with the road transport and air supply elements of the Royal Australian Army Service Corps (RAASC) formerly the Australian Army Service Corps.

Source: MA
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