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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landings at Gallipoli in Turkey 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:Alexandra & D`Aram Streets, Behind War Memorial, Hunters Hill Town Hall, Hunters Hill, 2110
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834527
Long: 151.152547
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:Friday 24th April, 2015
Front Inscription

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary 
of the landing at Gallipoli on 25th April 2015
by ANZAC forces
To remind us of and acknowledge 
Those who served 
Those who suffered 
And those who did not return 

Lest We Forget 

Municipality of Hunters Hill 1861 

Dedicated on 24 April 2015
His Excellency General the Hon. David Hurley AC,DSC (Ret`d),
Governor of New South Wales
Councillor Richard Quinn,            Mayor of Hunters Hill
The Hon. Joe Hockey, MP           Federal Member For North Sydney
The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP,   State Member for Lane Cove


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