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03-May-2015
03-May-2015

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A monument commemorates Captain Charles Littler who was the last Australian soldier to leave North Beach, Gallipoli on the 19th of December 1915 during World War One.

 

Location

Address:Victoria Parade, Devonport, 7310
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.17594
Long: 146.362114
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:19-December-1915
Actual Event End Date:19-December-1915

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 19th December, 2002
Front Inscription

In commemoration of the last Australian soldier to leave North Beach, Gallipoli on 19 December 1915

Capt Charles Augustus Murray Littler DSO, MID of Devonport
26 / 3 / 1868 - 3 / 9 / 1916

Beach Master, ANZAC Cove and known as the "Duke of ANZAC"

Killed in action during the "Battle of the Somme" at Mouquet Farm

"Lest We Forget"

Erected in partnership by the Government of Tasmania, and the Devonport City Council.  19th December 2002

Proudly unveiled by Mr Brenton Best M H A 

Source: MA
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