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17-November-2020
17-November-2020

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The monument commemorates the 30,000 troops who trained at Mitcham Camp between 1915 and 1918, and those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Funding was received through the ANZAC Centenary Grants Program. 

Location

Address:4 Prince George Parade, Colonel Light Gardens RSL, Colonel Light Gardens, 5041
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.985775
Long: 138.597686
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd April, 2016
Front Inscription
Lest We Forget
Right Side Inscription

This plaque commemorates the 30,000 troops who trained at Mitcham Camp between 1915 and 1918 and went on to serve at Gallipoli, the Western Front and the Middle East.

Mitcham Camp was located at the present site of Colonel Light Gardens

This memorial also honours all those men and women who served Australia in time of war and peace, may we be eternally grateful for those that made the supreme sacrifice.

Unveiled by Lieutenant Colonel Trent Burnard, Commanding Officer, 10 / 27 RSAR on 2nd April, 2016

 

Source: MA,DVA
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