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The plaque commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in April 1915 during World War One.

On 25 April 1915 Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed at what is now called Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula.

For the vast majority of the 16,000 Australians and New Zealanders who landed on that first day, this was their first experience of combat. By that evening, 2000 of them had been killed or wounded.

The Gallipoli campaign was a military failure. However, the traits that were shown there – bravery, ingenuity, endurance and mateship – have become enshrined as defining aspects of the Australian character.




Address:Maleny - Kenilworth Road, Kenilworth Public Hall, Kenilworth, 4574
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.598376
Long: 152.726541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:25-April-1915
Actual Event End Date:25-April-2015


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

Kenilworth Town Hall on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli

Unveiled by Councillor Greg Rogerson

25. 4. 2015  

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au