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24-May-2014
24-May-2014

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The sundial commemorates the work of the Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women in the Burnie area. The sundial was unveiled in 1988 and contains a 1987 Burnie sub-branch plaque in memory of all who served. In 1999, and additional plaque was placed on the sundial to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Legion in Burnie. 

The Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women is an ex-service association. Formed in December 1944 from a number of existing organisations, membership of the legion is open to all ex-service personnel, including British Commonwealth and Allied personnel, and former members of the peacetime Australian regular and reserve forces. 

Location

Address:1 Brickwell Street, Oakleigh Park, Burnie, 7320
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.057639
Long: 145.907741
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1988
Front Inscription

Plaque:
Australian Legion Of Ex-Servicemen & Women
                           1987
                   Burnie Sub Branch 
                For All Who Served

Plaque:
Australian Legion
Ex-servicemen And Women
Burnie Sub-Branch
Commemorating 55 Years
May 1944 - May 1999

Plaque:
This Sundial Was Unveiled On
         Australia Day
In The Bicentennial Year
To Commemorate The Work Of
The Legion In The Burnie Area, By
     R. H. G. JELLEY
Foundation And Life Member
Of The Australian Legion
            26. 1. 1988

Source: MA
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