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09-November-2013
09-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

Monument commemorates the regular and citizen soldiers who helped fight the 1967 bushfires.

The 1967 Tasmanian fires were an Australian natural disaster which occurred on 7 February 1967, an event which became known as the Black Tuesday bushfires. They were the most deadly bushfires that Tasmania has ever experienced, leaving 62 people dead, 900 injured and over seven thousand homeless.

Location

Address:Davey Street, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.888777
Long: 147.324577
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire
Approx. Event Start Date:1967
Approx. Event End Date:1967

Dedication

Front Inscription

This monument was built of Stone from buildings destroyed in the disastrous fire of February 1967 to commemorate the efforts of Regular and Citizen Soldiers alike of Tasmania command all of whom willingly rendered aid in a variety of ways to the civil powers and the unfortunate fire Victims

Source: MA
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