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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.
|Address:||Davey Street, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, 7000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.888777|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1967|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1967|
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