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24-January-2021
24-January-2021

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The monument commemorates the Australians and New Zealanders who died in service or were killed in action in the  Gallipoli campaign during World War One. 

Location

Address:Valley View Drive , Memorial Park, McLaren Vale, 5171
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.217064
Long: 138.538781
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:25-April-1915
Actual Event End Date:20-December-1915

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2015
Front Inscription

ANZAC Centenary 2014 - 2018

25 April 1915  20 December 1915

Gallipoli
Gelibolu

Dedicated to the memory of the 8709 Australians and 2,721 New Zealanders who fell in the Gallipoli Campaign

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old ;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

Dedicated 25 April 2015

Plaque :

"Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives...
You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. 
Therefore rest in peace.
There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours...
You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries.
Wipe away your tears.
Your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace.
After having lost their lives on this land, they have become our sons as well."

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - 1934
Founder of the Republic of Turkey

Source: MA
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